Homemade Chicken Rice Soup
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: American
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Serves: ½ gallon
 
A chicken rice soup that is easy to make and tasty as well. It makes a great cold night soup and works as comfort food as well.
Ingredients
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 1 whole roasted chicken, deboned (I used left-over canned chicken I had)
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup
  • 1 yellow onion chopped and cooked
  • 1 large carrot, chopped fine
  • ½ - 1 cup celery, chopped fine OR celery top leaves
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 2 tablespoons dried sage, crushed
  • 2 servings Minute Rice (I used 2 cups regular cooked rice)
  • 2 cups half-n-half
  • 3 ounces Velveeta, cut into cubes
Instructions
  1. In a kettle, melt the butter and saute onion, carrot, and celery
  2. Add all ingredients EXCEPT rice, half and half, and Velveeta
  3. Simmer together for 30-60 minutes, until vegetables are tender
  4. Add rice, half and half, and Velveeta
  5. Sit until cheese is melted
Recipe by My Windowsill at https://mywindowsill.com/homemade-chicken-rice-soup/