Tomato Rice Soup

Inspired by Madame Jehane Benoit

A traditional Quebec soup.


  • ½ cup/ 125mL Dainty Royal rice
  • 2 tbsp/ 30mL Olive Oil
  • 2 Onions, chopped
  • 3 Ripe Tomatoes, diced, or 1 cup / 250mL Canned Tomatoes
  • 5 cups/ 1¼L Chicken or Veal Stock
  • ½ tsp/ 2.5mL Thyme
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 1 Sprig of Parsley
  • 1 tsp/ 5mL Sugar



Place the olive oil in a pan. Brown the onion over a low heat, uncovered, for 10 minutes, stirring frequently with a wooden spoon.


Add the fresh or canned tomatoes and simmer over a medium heat for 10 to 15 minutes.


Add the liquid, thyme, bay leaf, parsley, sugar, and Dainty Royal rice. Cover and cook over a medium heat for 20 to 30 minutes.

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