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Rice and Spinach Soup

No recipe image available.A quick, easy and flavorful soup with shrimp, fresh spinach, tomato and rice seasoned with onion, garlic and lime juice.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups chicken broth
1 onion, chopped
1/3 cup uncooked long grain rice
2 garlic cloves, crushed
2 red chile peppers (optional)
4 ounces spinach, julienned
1 tomato, cored and cut into 3/4-inch wedges
1/4 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 teaspoons lime juice

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a kettle, combine chicken broth, chopped onion, rice, crushed garlic cloves, and red chile peppers (if using).
  2. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat. Simmer, covered, until the rice is tender, about 20 to 30 minutes.
  3. Stir the spinach, the tomato, and peeled shrimp into soup. Simmer, uncovered, until heated through.
  4. Stir in lime juice just before serving.

Makes 6 servings.