Easy Creamy Tomato, Chicken & Rice Soup

Dive into a bowl of comfort with our Vegetable Orzo Soup—an aromatic symphony of fresh vegetables, tender orzo, and flavorful broth. This soul-soothing creation is more than just a soup; it’s a celebration of wholesome ingredients coming together in perfect harmony. Join us on a culinary journey that promises warmth, nourishment, and a burst of vibrant flavors.


In our household, the Vegetable Orzo Soup is a tale of heartwarming moments. Picture a cozy evening, the tantalizing aroma of simmering vegetables filling the air, and the anticipation of savoring spoonfuls of orzo in every bite. It has become our family’s go-to remedy for chilly nights, a testament to the joy found in a bowl of hearty, homemade goodness that brings us together around the table.


Why You’ll Love Vegetable Orzo Soup:

1. Wholesome Comfort: Experience the comfort of a soup that embraces you with its hearty vegetables and the satisfying texture of orzo.

2. Nutrient-Packed Goodness: Packed with a rainbow of vegetables, this soup is a nutritional powerhouse, providing a wholesome and delicious way to boost your veggie intake.

3. Versatile Elegance: Perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or a casual gathering, this soup effortlessly combines simplicity with an elegant array of flavors.

Ingredients Notes For Vegetable Orzo Soup:

  • Use fresh, seasonal vegetables for optimal flavor.
  • Experiment with different herbs and spices to customize the soup to your taste.
  • Consider using whole-grain orzo for added nutritional benefits.


Recipe Steps:

  1. Sauté aromatic vegetables in olive oil until tender.
  2. Add broth, orzo, and seasonings, then simmer until the orzo is cooked to perfection.
  3. Garnish with fresh herbs and a drizzle of olive oil before serving.


Storage Options:

Refrigerate any leftovers in an airtight container. Reheat on the stove, adding a splash of broth if needed.


Variations & Substitutions:

Explore endless possibilities by adding protein like shredded chicken or white beans, or play with different vegetables to suit your preferences. This soup is your canvas; paint it with flavors that resonate with you.


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Easy Creamy Tomato, Chicken & Rice Soup


  • 1 cup cooked chicken, shredded
  • 1 cup rice, cooked
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 can (14 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • Fresh parsley for garnish (optional)



  1. Melt the butter in a big pot over a medium heat. Add the diced carrots, diced celery, and finely chopped onion. Sauté until the vegetables are tender.
  2. Add minced garlic to the pot and sauté for an additional minute until fragrant.
  3. Sprinkle flour over the vegetables and stir well to combine, creating a roux.
  4. Pour in the chicken broth gradually, stirring constantly to prevent lumps. Allow the mixture to thicken slightly.
  5. Add the shredded cooked chicken, cooked rice, undrained diced tomatoes, dried thyme, dried basil, dried oregano, salt, and pepper to the pot. Stir to combine.
  6. Bring the soup to a gentle simmer and let it cook for about 10-15 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.
  7. Pour in the whole milk and heavy cream, stirring to incorporate. Continue to simmer for an additional 5 minutes.
  8. Taste and adjust the seasoning if necessary.
  9. Ladle the Creamy Tomato, Chicken & Rice Soup into bowls and garnish with fresh parsley if desired.
  10. Serve the soup hot, relishing the comforting combination of creamy broth, tender chicken, and wholesome rice. Enjoy this hearty and satisfying bowl of soup!
  • Author: Maria

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