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Cream of Wild Rice Soup

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

10 servings (2-1/2 quarts)

Tender cubes of chicken, fresh vegetables and wild rice make this soup hearty enough for a meal. You can't beat the down-home comfort of a warm bowlful. I like to serve it with whole wheat rolls. —J. Beatrice Hintz, Neenah, Wisconsin
Cream of Wild Rice Soup Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  1. 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 Facts

1 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.

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