When all you want to do is be in your kitchen making something scrumptious for you and your family, this bit of heaven will be so worth it. Feels-Like-Home Soup is always the perfect prescription to help soothe and nourish the people you love. Relax and calm things down with cooked chicken, tender carrots, sweet peas, hearty potatoes, and fluffy rice simmering in a comfy, cozily seasoned broth. Take a moment to breathe and immerse yourself in the comfort found in Feels-Like-Home Soup. It’s good to be home!


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon dried mint
  • 1 tablespoon ground black pepper, plus more, to taste
  • 2 chicken thighs, boneless and skinless, cooked and chopped
  • 1 small potato, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons rice
  • 1 small carrot, chopped
  • 1/4 cup peas
  • fresh mint leaves, to taste
  • salt, to taste
  • water, to taste


Step 1 –In a medium pot over medium-high heat, add 1 tablespoon of the olive oil, the onion, the dried mint, and 1 tablespoon of the black pepper and sauté, about 1-2 minutes.

Step 2 –Stir the chicken, the potatoes, and the rice into the onion mixture and cook for 1 minute.

Step 3 –Add the carrots, the peas, the fresh mint leaves, the remaining olive oil, and the salt to the chicken mixture.

Step 4 –Add enough of the water to equal about two times the volume of the rest of the ingredients.

Step 5 –Bring the soup to a boil over medium-high heat.

Step 6 –Reduce the heat to medium-low and cook the soup until the chicken is heated through and the rice is cooked. Add more of the water, as needed.

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Step 7 –Taste the soup and season with the extra black pepper and the salt, as needed.

Step 8 –Serve.