Tex-Mex Chicken-and-Rice Soup

Prep: 10 min., Cook: 28 min., Stand: 5 min.

Yield: Makes about 8 cups
Recipe from Southern Living Food for Today

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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. 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.
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