Monday, September 21, 2015

Creamy Chicken and Rice Soup (Crockpot)

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Chicken and Rice Soup

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4 small-medium boneless chicken breasts, thawed
2 cups low sodium chicken broth
4 celery ribs, diced
1 cup chopped carrots
1/2 yellow onion, diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup brown basmati rice
2 cups water
1 tbsp chopped parsley
1/2 tsp ground oregano
2 bay leaves
3/4 cup lowfat Greek yogurt
Sea salt and black pepper to taste

Put chicken in crock pot.  Add remaining ingredients with the exception of the rice, 2 cups water, and the yogurt.  Cook on low 4 hours.  Add rice and water.  Cook another 1-2 hours until rice is tender and has absorbed some water.  Turn to "warm" and let sit for 30 minutes.  Add yogurt and stir well. Spoon into bowls.  Enjoy!

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For 21 Day Fix: 

1 Cup of soup:  1 red---1 yellow---1 green

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