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Wild Rice Turkey Soup Recipe
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Wild Rice Turkey Soup Recipe

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Our family loves this soup on a cold winter night. If you want a less rich soup with fewer calories, substitute milk for the half-and-half. —Barbara Schmid, Cavalier, North Dakota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 1-1/4 hours
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 1-1/4 hours
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1 cup uncooked wild rice
  • 7 cups chicken broth, divided
  • 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 celery rib, chopped
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 cups cubed cooked turkey
  • 2 cups half-and-half cream


  1. In a large saucepan, bring rice and 3 cups broth to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 50-60 minutes or until rice is tender.
  2. In a Dutch oven, saute the mushrooms, onion and celery in butter until tender. Stir in flour and seasonings until blended. Gradually add remaining broth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in the turkey, cream and cooked rice; heat through (do not boil). Yield: 8 servings (2-3/4 quarts).
Originally published as Wild Rice Turkey Soup in Country Extra November 2007, p51

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Reviewed Sep. 16, 2015

"This soup is perfect for Thanksgiving leftovers."

Reviewed Jan. 3, 2015

"This was absolutely wonderful. I made it just like the recipe, but had leftover smoked turkey breast and bone so I made my own broth. Very tasty!"

Reviewed Feb. 26, 2014

"This is our absolute favorite after Thanksgiving soup!"

Reviewed Apr. 7, 2013

"This was a great way to use the frozen turkey from Thanksgiving. My family loved this soup. We will definitely make this again."

Reviewed Dec. 17, 2012

"Tastes very good but turned out a little thicker than I would have liked."

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