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 min
  • total time 55 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1/2
cup sliced celery
2
frozen boneless skinless chicken breasts
3
cans (14 oz each) fat-free chicken broth with 33% less sodium
1/2
cup water
2
cups Green Giant™ frozen mixed vegetables (from 1-lb 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving (1 1/2 Cups)
    Calories
    230
    (
    Calories from Fat
    20),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    2 1/2g
    2 1/2%
    (Saturated Fat
    1/2g,
    1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    35mg
    35%;
    Sodium
    770mg
    770%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    31g
    31%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    22g
    22%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    80%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    15%;
    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.
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