Healthy and Hearty Chicken Soup Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Published: March 19, 2020 Modified: July 9, 2021
Healthy and Hearty Chicken Soup Recipe

This hearty chicken soup recipe is just what the doctor ordered! This simple soup doesn’t take too long to cook so you can prepare it quickly and easily.

How To Make Healthy and Hearty Chicken Soup

  • 1 cup onion (chopped)
  • 1 cup celery (sliced )
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 cup carrots (sliced)
  • 3/4 cup rice (uncooked)
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley (chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper (cracked )
  • 1/2 tsp thyme (dried )
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 10 cups chicken broth
  • 1 ½ cups chicken (leftover, diced )
  1. Combine onion and celery in a Dutch oven with the oil. Season with salt and pepper and sauté until the onion is soft.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients, except the chicken.
  3. Bring to a boil, stirring once or twice. Simmer uncovered 20 minutes.
  4. Add chicken and simmer uncovered for 10 minutes longer.
  5. Remove bay leaf and serve.

How To Make Healthy and Hearty Chicken Soup

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Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 35 mins
Total: 40 mins
Serves:
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 cup celery, sliced
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 cup carrots, sliced
  • 3/4 cup rice, uncooked
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper, cracked
  • 1/2 tsp thyme, dried
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 10 cups chicken broth
  • 1 ½ cups chicken, leftover, diced

Instructions

  1. Combine onion and celery in a Dutch oven with the oil. Season with salt and pepper and sauté until the onion is soft. 

  2. Add the remaining ingredients, except the chicken. 

  3. Bring to a boil, stirring once or twice. Simmer uncovered 20 minutes. 

  4. Add chicken and simmer uncovered for 10 minutes longer.

  5. Remove bay leaf and serve.

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