Cheesy Wild Rice Soup

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


8 servings (2qt.)

Updated: Nov. 07, 2023
We often eat easy-to-make soups when there's not a lot of time to cook. I replaced the wild rice in the original recipe with a boxed rice mix. This creamy concoction is now a family favorite. — Lisa Hofer, Hitchcock, South Dakota
Cheesy Wild Rice Soup Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 package (6.2 ounces) fast-cooking long grain and wild rice mix
  • 4 cups 2% milk
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of potato soup, undiluted
  • 8 ounces Velveeta, cubed
  • 1/2 pound bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • Optional: Minced chives and oyster crackers


  1. In a large saucepan, prepare rice mix according to package directions. Add the milk, soup and cheese. Cook and stir until cheese is melted. Garnish with bacon and, if desired, minced fresh chives and oyster crackers.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 464 calories, 29g fat (14g saturated fat), 70mg cholesterol, 1492mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 1g fiber), 21g protein.