Cream of Wild Rice Soup
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
Makes10 servings (2-1/2 quarts)
- 1 large onion, chopped
- 1 large carrot, shredded
- 1 celery rib, chopped
- 1/4 cup butter
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 8 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
- 3 cups cooked wild rice
- 1 cup cubed cooked chicken breast
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1 cup fat-free evaporated milk
- 1/4 cup minced chives
- In a large saucepan, saute the onion, carrot and celery in butter until tender. Stir in flour until blended. Gradually add broth. Stir in the rice, chicken, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. stir in milk; cook 3-5 minutes longer. Garnish with chives.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 176 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol, 600mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 11g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 lean meat, 1 fat.
May 1, 2018
Wonderful recipe - hearty yet delicate! Amazing flavors and simple to make - just the right size for one person!
Mar 14, 2017
Very good and easy! I like the richness without adding any cheese...yum! Will make again and again!
Dec 6, 2016
Delicious! We had this on a cold, blustery day and it was perfect. I used Uncle Ben's herb long grain and wild rice because that's all i had, and I added mushrooms. My husband loved it. I will definitely make this again.
Aug 10, 2016
Great recipe! I controlled the sodium by substituting my home-made chicken broth rather than using store bought. Plus I cut the recipe in half for just the two of us. It freezes well and tastes even better when re-warmed.
May 9, 2016
This soup is my husbands favorite, it is in our monthly rotation. All i changed is i added red pepper flakes and my husband likes extra rice
Jan 19, 2016
This is a keeper!
Oct 9, 2015
Really good. The second time I added mushrooms, used half and half instead of evap. milk and adjusted the salt. Loved it.
Feb 22, 2015
Found it to be very bland tasting. Had to add a lot of seasonings, chicken bouillon, a can of cream of mushrooms soup, bacon, and mushrooms, and it still wasn't as tasty as other recipes. Would not make again.
Feb 15, 2015
It must be very good since I had to look it up a second and third time to make it again!
Jan 19, 2015
Excellent. I add mushrooms. Minced garlic. Chicken. Cilantro
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