Tex-Mex Chicken-and-Rice Soup

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Tex-Mex Chicken-and-Rice Soup Recipe
Prep: 10 min., Cook: 28 min., Stand: 5 min.
Makes about 8 cups


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2 (10-oz.) cans mild diced tomatoes and green chiles
7 cups SWANSON Chicken Broth
2 cups shredded cooked chicken
3/4 cup uncooked long-grain rice
3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1 to 2 tablespoons chopped pickled jalapeño pepper slices (optional)
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1 tablespoon lime juice
Toppings: avocado slices, lime wedges, fresh cilantro sprigs, tortilla chips


1. Combine first 6 ingredients and, if desired, chopped jalapeño peppers in a Dutch oven. Cover and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low, and simmer 18 minutes or until rice is tender. Stir in cilantro and lime juice. Let stand, uncovered, 5 minutes before serving. Serve with desired toppings.

Created date

February 2009