Turkey Wild Rice Soup Recipe
An area turkey grower shared this recipe with me. A rich and smooth soup, it makes great use of two Minnesota resources—turkey and wild rice. Be prepared to serve seconds! —Terri Holmgren, Swanville, Minnesota
- 1/2 cup butter, cubed
- 2 carrots, finely chopped
- 2 celery ribs, finely chopped
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 4 cups chicken or turkey broth
- 2 cups cooked wild rice
- 2 cups cubed cooked turkey
- 2 cups half-and-half cream
- 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1. In a Dutch oven, heat butter over medium-high heat. Add carrots, celery and onion; cook and stir until tender.
- 2. Stir in flour until blended; cook until bubbly. Gradually stir in broth. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; cook and stir 1-2 minutes or until thickened.
- 3. Stir in remaining ingredients; return to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Yield: 12 servings (about 3 quarts).
1 cup equals 222 calories, 13 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 58 mg cholesterol, 533 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 11 g protein.
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