Fritos go really well with this! This soup turns out really thick, so dunking Fritos is kind of like having a soup & dip all in one! I get rave reviews wherever I take this! Deb is an awesome cook, and this recipe just shows off her skills! Enjoy!
Cook & cut up chicken. set aside. Cook yellow rice & set aside as well. This is why the prep time is 40 minutes. Most of it is taken up cooking the chicken and rice. Everything else is super quick!
In the bottom of a 5-6 quart stock pot, cut up & sauté the onion and red bell pepper until fragrant and just turning color. Add the corn, rinsed black beans, Ro-Tel, stock, cut up & cooked chicken, and rice. Simmer for 30 minutes.
Add refried beans. Stir well to combine. Add garden salsa cream cheese. Stir to combine. (this melts right in to the soup, but just stir until you can't see any "lumps" of cream cheese.) Heat five more minutes. Serve piping hot!