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Easiest Tomato and Rice Soup Recipe Ever

This time of year it seems like there are just not enough hours in the day! I don’t know about you – I imagine that most of you are equally busy – but the to-do list is much longer than there are hours in the day right now.

One thing I can always count on – my family gets hungry and looks forward to dinner every night 🙂 So no matter what is going on – dinner needs to get on the table.

This “recipe” is a dump recipe. Meaning that you take a number of prepared ingredients and by combining them together come up with something a bit new. The soup has become a hit, and I make up a double batch so we can also enjoy it for lunch.  In fact it was in the staff room one day during lunch that I saw a fellow teacher enjoying this soup. With only four ingredients all picked up at Trader Joe’s it was simple recipe to remember. I stopped by the store that evening and I was glad that I did!

The first time that I made this I used a whole jar of the Fall Harvest Salsa. The soup was a tad bit too spicy for some of the family. The next time I made the soup, I used 1/2 jar and that was perfect. Those that wanted more of a kick just stirred in a bit of the salsa directly into their bowl.

Easiest Tomato and Rice Soup Recipe Ever

Ingredients (All from Trader Joe’s)

  • 2 Cartons of Organic Tomato & Roasted Red Pepper Soup
  • 1 (or 2) packages of Organic Brown Rice
  • I bag Frozen Corn
  • 1/2 to 1 Jar Fall Harvest Salsa

Easiest Tomato Soup Ever


  1. Microwave one or two bags of rice according to directions on the package. Using two bags will make the soup thicker – more like what I call a stoup. I make it both ways depending on my mood. One child prefers the extra rice.
  2. Pour 2 Cartons of Organic Tomato & Roasted Red Pepper Soup into a large stock pot
  3. Add all remaining ingredients.  Remember the Fall Harvest Salsa is spicy – add amount according to your taste.
  4. Heat over medium- high heat until heated throughly. Stirring occasionally
  5. Serve and enjoy!Easiest Tomato and Rice Soup Recipe Ever

It really is that easy and it really is down-right delicious! A perfect dinner for these extra-crazy busy days.

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