30 Minute Chicken and Rice Soup

30 Minute Chicken and Rice Soup Recipe at thebensonstreet.com

I love a quick and easy dinner. I used to not cook much, but then I got married. I knew I had to be a good cook to feed me and my husband. So I started looking for easy meals. I search for “easy meals” on Pinterest every couple of days. I remembered one of my mom’s quick recipes for Chicken and Rice Soup and I decided to spice it up a little bit. It is perfect on a cool night when you need dinner fast.

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Plus, I’m joining in with some other bloggers to bring you 30 Minute Dinner recipes. Check out all the other great recipes at the end of the post.

Fast Dinner Idea Chicken and Rice Soup at thebensonstreet.com

This simple chicken and rice soup combines some veggies, rice and soup. It really does come together nice and quick in 30 minutes.

Quick and Easy Chicken and Rice Soup at thebensonstreet.com

Serve it with bread, rolls, biscuits or even crackers. Even the kids will love this soup. 

Yummy Quick Dinner Idea Chicken and Rice Soup at thebensonstreet.com

Chicken and Rice Soup


  • 4 cans cream of chicken soup
  • 2 soup cans full of milk
  • 2 cups uncooked rice
  • 1 bag California style frozen vegetables
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt and pepper


Cook rice in rice cooker or use minute rice.

While rice is cooking, heat vegetables in the microwave.

Mix soup and milk in a pot. Heat on Medium.

When vegetables are cooked, remove from microwave and chop into small pieces.

Mix vegetables and rice (when done cooking) into soup mixture. 

Add garlic powder and salt and pepper to taste. 

Heat until warm.

Garnish with shredded cheddar cheese and serve with rolls, bread or crackers.

Feeds 4 to 6.

Here are some other great ideas for 30 minute Dinners:

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I’m Emily, a mom and wife with a passion for crafting, celebrating holidays, and creating memorable moments. From Idaho to the world, The Benson Street is a treasure trove of easy, fun DIY projects, delightful printables, and delicious recipes. With over a decade of experience in blogging and a love for all things seasonal, I’m here to share my tips, ideas, and occasional mishaps. Join me in adding a dash of joy and creativity to every day! Read more…

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  1. Thanks for the recipe – this looks right up my alley for a quick easy dinner that won’t sap too much of my mental energy!

  2. thanks for the recipe! I like how slow cooker recipes are very easy to customize to individual preferences – like you mentioned you can choose your favorite enchilada sauce or choose to mince garlic instead of doing the powder.

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