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Northwoods Wild Rice Soup

 Northwoods Wild Rice Soup
My sister served this to me for the first time and it was so scrumptious I just had to have the recipe. The cream cheese gives the soup an ultra smooth texture.—Kim Caputo, Cannon Falls, Minnesota
12 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 medium carrots, chopped
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cans (12 ounces each) evaporated milk
  • 2 cups cooked wild rice
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, cubed

Directions

  • In a Dutch oven, saute the mushrooms, onion and carrots in butter
  • until tender. Stir in the flour, salt and pepper until blended.
  • Gradually add broth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or
  • until thickened. Stir in the milk, rice, chicken and cream cheese;
  • heat through (do not boil). Yield: 12 servings (about 3 quarts).
Nutritional Facts: 1 cup equals 320 calories, 20 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 80 mg cholesterol, 482 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 16 g protein.