Chicken & Cauliflower Rice Soup + More Healthy Chicken Soup Recipes

Jan 8 2019
Making lighter versions of yummy homestyle favorites is what we do, and the time has come for us to take on classic chicken soup with rice! HG tip: Reach for soup as a satisfying midday snack. This big-batch recipe will have you covered for days!

Hungry Girl's Healthy Chicken & Cauliflower Rice Soup Recipe

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1/10th of recipe (about 1 cup): 87 calories, 1.5g total fat (<0.5g sat. fat), 587mg sodium, 6.5g carbs, 1.5g fiber, 3g sugars, 11.5g protein

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Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 25 minutes


1 lb. raw boneless skinless chicken breast, halved

6 cups chicken broth

2 cups chopped carrots

1 cup chopped celery

1 cup chopped onion

2 tsp. chopped garlic

2 bay leaves

1/2 tsp. onion powder

1/4 tsp. ground thyme

1/4 tsp. each salt and black pepper

2 cups riced cauliflower (or 2 1/2 cups roughly chopped cauliflower)


Place chicken in a large pot. Add all remaining ingredients except cauliflower. Gently stir. Bring to a boil.

Meanwhile, if starting with roughly chopped cauliflower, pulse in a blender until reduced to rice-sized pieces, working in batches as needed.

Once boiling, reduce to a simmer. Stirring occasionally, cook for 6 minutes.

Add riced cauliflower. Continue to cook and stir occasionally until veggies have softened and chicken is fully cooked, about 6 more minutes.

Remove and discard bay leaves. Transfer chicken to a large bowl, and shred with two forks.

Return chicken to the pot, and mix well.


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