Cream of Turkey with Wild Rice Soup
This creamy, comforting soup really chases away the chills on cold fall or winter nights. Turn to this recipe when you need to use up leftover turkey from a holiday meal.
Total TimePrep: 1 hour Cook: 15 min.
Makes9 servings (3-1/2 quarts)
- 6 cups chicken broth, divided
- 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
- 2 medium onions, chopped
- 2 medium carrots, shredded
- 1/2 cup uncooked wild rice
- 4 garlic cloves, minced
- 6 tablespoons butter, cubed
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 4 cups milk
- 2 cups cubed cooked turkey
- 2 to 3 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
- 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
- In a soup kettle, combine 3 cups broth, mushrooms, onions, carrots, rice and garlic; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 50-55 minutes or until rice is tender.
- In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Whisk in the flour, salt and pepper until smooth. Gradually whisk in milk and the remaining broth. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Add to rice mixture. Add turkey and Worcestershire sauce; heat through. Garnish with parsley.
Nutrition Facts1-1/2 cups: 284 calories, 13g fat (7g saturated fat), 58mg cholesterol, 1059mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 2g fiber), 17g protein.
Originally published as Wild Rice Turkey Soup in Country Woman Christmas 2009
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