Creamy Chicken Vegetable Soup

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by Hey Jude

This is great for a cold winter night. Use a good canned or homemade chicken broth. I sometimes use a store bought rotisserie chicken, which adds another dimension to the flavor.

Top Review by jean1490

This turned out great. I used regular 2% milk and it was nice and creamy. The zucchini was an interesting ingredient.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Bring broth to a boil in a 5-qt.Dutch oven.
  2. Add rice, cover, reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Add carrots, celery and zucchini, cover and simmer until vegetables are crisp tender, about 10 more minutes.
  4. In a small pan over medium heat, melt butter.
  5. Stir in flour and cook, stirring, until mixture is bubbly.
  6. Remove from heat and gradually stir in cream, then stir in about 1 C. of the broth from soup mixture.
  7. Return to heat and cook, stirring, until sauce is smooth, thick and boiling.
  8. Stir sauce into soup mixture.
  9. Stir in chicken and onions, season to taste with salt and pepper.
  10. Cook until heated through, about 1 more minute.
  11. Sprinkle with parsley.
  12. Serve with warm rolls and a salad.

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