Chicken and Rice Lentil Soup

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2 chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
1 cup brown rice
1 cup lentils
1 onion, chopped
2 carrots, chopped
2 celery stalks, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
6 cups chicken broth
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon dried thyme
1 teaspoon dried oregano
Salt and pepper, to taste


1.In a large pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
2.Add the onion, carrots, celery, and garlic. Cook until the vegetables are softened, about 5 minutes.
3.Add the chicken breasts and cook until browned on both sides, about 2 minutes per side.
4.Add the chicken broth, lentils, rice, thyme, oregano, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low and cover the pot.
5.Simmer for 1 hour, or until the lentils and rice are tender and the chicken is cooked through.
6.Remove the chicken breasts from the pot and shred or chop into small pieces. Return the chicken to the pot.
7.Taste and adjust the seasoning if needed.
8.Serve hot and enjoy!

A comforting and hearty soup made with chicken, rice, and lentils. Perfect for a cozy dinner on a cold day.

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