Chicken Rice Vegetable Soup

How-To Make Easy Homemade Chicken Soup. This is a great recipe for when you need some love in a pot or for when it's cold and you need to be warmed up. I also like to make a batch of this Chicken Soup for when I feel a cold coming on.

How-To Make Easy Homemade Chicken Soup

So Easy to Make! Homemade chicken, rice and veggie soup from Popular Pin

I often find myself scrambling to make something for dinner.  I am NOT a planner 😉 I so wish I were.  I wish I were one of those amazingly organize people who had their meals planned ahead for a month, a week, or heck, even a day.  I was having one of those days recently where I really didn't know what I was going to make for dinner and then this recipe came to me (it literally did via e-mail!).  I couldn't wait to try it.  It was something I could make fairly quickly that was delicious, filling and even had veggies.

I went to my local Giant Eagle and bought Knorr Rice sides, some chicken breasts, and zucchini and I already had every else I needed on hand.

How-To Make Easy Homemade Chicken Soup


1 tbsp. olive oil

3 medium red bell peppers, chopped

1 ¾ cups chopped onion

¾ cup zucchini, halved lengthwise, then sliced

½ cup chopped celery

¼ tsp. dried thyme leaves

2 cans (14.5 oz. each) reduced-sodium chicken broth

1 ½ cups water 1 package Knorr Rice Sides - Chicken flavor Broccoli

2 ⅓ cups shredded cooked boneless, skinless chicken breasts


  1. Heat olive oil in 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat and cook vegetables and thyme, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender about 6 minutes.
  2. Add broth, water, and Knorr Rice Sides - Chicken flavor Broccoli.  Bring to a boil.  Reduce heat and cook covered 10 minutes or until rice is tender.
  3. Stir in chicken and serve immediately.

Because I have a family of 5 (4 males who eat everything in SIGHT) I doubled this recipe and they ate it all. 

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  1. Steph @ The Silly Pearl says:

    Looks so cozy and delicious!

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thanks so much, Steph!

  2. Julia Stansel says:

    This looks delicious. I want a bowl like right now! Might have to make it tomorrow.

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thanks so much, Julia ~ it was really tasty. I usually make chicken noodle soup but I prefer this one now. Have a great evening!

  3. Laura / Pet Scribbles says:

    This recipe looks so good - your pictures especially make this look VERY tasty! 🙂 Thanks for sharing!

  4. I love Knorr products and buy them frequently! Your soup looks so delish! Thanks for sharing it!!

  5. Linda @ Mixed Kreations says:

    Mmmm Yum! Your soup looks delicious Mary Beth. I could use a bowl about now. I love soup. Thank for sharing!