Grandma Small's Red Rice Soup

Grandma Small's Red Rice Soup Recipe

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cassi bedward


Growing up I always loved going to Grandma & Grandpa Small's on cold day.. Walking in you always felt at home and the smell of red rice soup cooking was always amazing.. anytime I make this, I am transported back in time & smile at the memories I have thanks 2 a simple yet delicious soup

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30 Min
2 Hr
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1 c
1 small
whole chicken
1 can(s)
tomato sauce
2-3 stick
carrots, chopped
2-3 stick
celery, chopped
1 can(s)
chicken stock
salt & pepper to taste

How to Make Grandma Small's Red Rice Soup


  • 1In large pot, fill 2/3 with water & add chicken. Bring to a boil, lower heat to simmer. When meat is done, remove to cool.
  • 2in the same pot, add rice, vegetables, tomato sauce & chicken stock, bring to a boil, then cover & simmer until rice is done (will be soupy)
  • 3Skin & clean chicken, shred & add back into soup (add water if needed)
  • 4additional options:
    ~saute carrots, onions, garlic, & celery prior to boiling chicken, remove once sauteed to cool then add water & chicken.. add vegetables back to broth once chicken is removed
    ~add 1 can diced tomatoes

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About Grandma Small's Red Rice Soup

Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #rice, #Tomato, #chicken, #soup

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