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Italian Chicken Rice Soup

 Italian Chicken Rice Soup
"I created this soup so my family and I could enjoy a satisfying sit-down meal on busy nights," writes Wendy Sorensen from Logan, Utah. "It's ready in no time but tastes like it simmered all day. Try adding fresh zucchini or using leftover turkey instead of chicken."
10 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 can (49-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
  • 1 jar (26 ounces) meatless spaghetti sauce
  • 1-1/2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 3 cups cooked rice
  • 1 teaspoon sugar

Directions

  • In a Dutch oven, combine the broth, spaghetti sauce, chicken, parsley
  • and thyme. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10
  • minutes. Stir in rice and sugar. Simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes
  • or until heated through. Yield: 10 servings (2-1/2 quarts).
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 143 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 898 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 10 g protein.