When it's cold outside and it looks like midnight at 4pm and you have little time to get dinner ready, here's a no-brainer recipe for Creamy Chicken and Rice Soup to warm you up from the inside out!

warm and easy

Step 1

Melt the butter over medium-high heat. Add all of the veggies, season and cook for 6 to 7 minutes until the onions are translucent.

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cook the veggies

Step 2

Add flour and stir until vegetables are coated. Cook for 1 minute then slowly add the wine to make a thick liquid. Slowly pour in chicken stock, stirring to combine.

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add in flour

Step 3

Add thyme and rice. Bring the liquid to a simmer. After 5 minutes, add chicken and mushrooms, partially cover, and cook for 10 to 12 more minutes.

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add the rice

Step 4

Reduce the heat to low, stir in the heavy cream and season liberally with salt and pepper to taste.

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reduce the heat

Serve & Enjoy!