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Mar 20

Chicken & Mushroom Soup

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Today is the first day of spring!!! Finally :) It’s been so cold this winter and I am still making soup at least once a week. This week I got a great deal on bella mushrooms so I thought I would make a big pot of Chicken & Mushroom soup. It’s very easy to make. I love fresh mushrooms, especially the bella type, they are firmer and hold up well in a soup. They soak up all that flavorful broth.

You’ll need:

1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

8 ounces mushrooms sliced

1 cup onion chopped

6 cups chicken broth (I use my homemade)

1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into (1-inch) cubes

3/4 cup long grain brown rice

1 bay leaf

Salt and pepper to taste

In a large pot. (I use my dutch oven which I love), Heat the oil over medium heat. Add the mushrooms, onion and garlic, cook until soft about 5 minutes.

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Add the chicken stock, bring to a simmering boil.

Add chicken, rice and the bay leaf.

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 Return to a simmer, cover the pot and cook for 45 minutes.

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Remove the bay leaf before serving.

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So delicious. Serve with a nice piece of crusty bread. Enjoy :)

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  1. lynn buttedal

    Yummy! Going to make this soup!

  2. TaMara

    Our weather has suffered from multiple personality disorder, so although it was in the upper 70′s today, we’ll be having soup weather again by Tuesday. My son loves mushrooms, so I bet he would love this soup. Thanks for sharing at Tales of a Pee Dee Mama.

  3. Ritchil Shafer (Cheng and 3 Kids)

    Your soup looks delicious! Gonna have to try this recipe real soon!

  4. Miz Helen

    Hi Diane,
    I love your Chicken Mushroom Soup, it looks so light and full of flavor. Thanks so much for sharing your post with Full Plate Thursday and hope you have a great week.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  5. Ronda Eagle

    This looks wonderful! Thank you for linking it up Friday at our Weekend Social on Kitchen Dreaming! We hope to see you again this week! :)

  6. Swathi

    Delicious chicken Mushrrom soup. Thanks for sharing with Hearth and Soul blog hop.

  7. Lisa

    This looks good and hearty! Thanks for linking up with “Try a New Recipe Tuesday.” Hope you can join us again this week. http://our4kiddos.blogspot.com/2014/03/try-new-recipe-tuesday-march-25.html

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