Hearty Chicken Rice Soup

Hearty Chicken Rice Soup

Rely on boneless skinless chicken breasts, canned broth, frozen mixed veggies and instant rice to make homemade soup in a hurry.

Prep Time

55

Minutes

Total Time

55

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1/2
cup sliced celery
2
frozen boneless skinless chicken breasts
5 1/2
cups Progresso® reduced sodium chicken broth
1/2
cup water
2
cups Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen mixed vegetables (from 12-oz bag)
3/4
cup uncooked instant white rice
1
tablespoon dried parsley flakes
2
teaspoons salt-free lemon and herb seasoning
  1. Spray 4-quart saucepan or Dutch oven with cooking spray. Heat over medium-high heat until hot. Add celery; cook and stir 1 1/2 to 2 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add frozen chicken breasts, broth and water. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 10 to 12 minutes, stirring occasionally, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut. Remove chicken from saucepan; cool slightly. Cut into bite-size pieces.
  2. Heat broth mixture in saucepan to boiling over medium-high heat; stir in frozen vegetables. Return to boiling. Stir in rice, chicken, parsley and seasoning. Reduce heat; cover and simmer about 10 minutes or until rice and vegetables are tender.
Makes 4 servings (1 1/2 cups each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Purchase a bag of frozen boneless skinless chicken breasts to have on hand to make this soup. There's no need to thaw.
Tip
Regular white rice can be used in place of the instant rice but needs to be added with the chicken broth.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving (1 1/2 Cups))
  • Calories 230
    • (Calories from Fat 20),
  • Total Fat 2 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 35mg;
  • Sodium 770mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 31g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 3g),
  • Protein 22g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.