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Cream of Turkey and Wild Rice Soup Recipe

Cream of Turkey and Wild Rice Soup Recipe

A dear friend brought me some of this soup when I was ill - it really hit the spot. I asked her for the recipe and I've made it several times since, especially when I have leftover turkey to use up. Now I like to take it to friends when they're not feeling well. It's filling and really warms you up on a wintry day!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 can (4 ounces) sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 package (6 ounces) long grain and wild rice mix
  • 2 cups diced cooked turkey
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • Minced fresh parsley


  • 1. In a large saucepan, saute onion and mushrooms in butter until onion is tender. Add water, broth and rice mix with seasoning; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer for 20-25 minutes or until rice is tender. Stir in turkey and cream and heat through. Sprinkle with parsley. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 364 calories, 21g fat (12g saturated fat), 100mg cholesterol, 857mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 19g protein.

Reviews for Cream of Turkey and Wild Rice Soup

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mkfrazier User ID: 4922365 40601
Reviewed Oct. 2, 2014

"Even better with fresh mushrooms!"

BaileyCook User ID: 2593924 15680
Reviewed Nov. 23, 2012

"This soup has become a tradition in my family. The day after Thanksgiving or anytime we have left over turkey, I make this soup. It is hearty and great on cool days. Don't wait only for Thanksgiving to make this soup though."

punkysquirrel User ID: 2352516 25997
Reviewed Dec. 30, 2011

"This was an excellent way to use up the remaining smoked turkey from Christmas. I didn't use the mushrooms since we didn't have any on hand, but I suppose I could have substituted some chopped carrots instead (I didn't think about this until the soup was almost done). My family loved this, and we will be making it again in the future! It's perfect for using up all that leftover turkey from the holidays."

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