Slow-Cooker Creamy Ham and Wild Rice Soup

Slow-Cooker Creamy Ham and Wild Rice Soup

Give traditional wild rice soup a twist with this creamy ham version. It’s in your slow cooker, filling the house with that mouth-watering aroma, in just 15 minutes.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

7:30

Hrs:Mins

Makes

6

servings

2
cups diced cooked ham
1
cup purchased julienne (matchstick-cut) carrots
3/4
cup uncooked wild rice
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1 3/4
cups Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
can (10 3/4 oz) reduced-sodium cream of celery soup
1/4
teaspoon pepper
3
cups water
1
cup half-and-half
1/4
cup sliced almonds
2
tablespoons dry sherry, if desired
1/4
cup chopped fresh parsley
  1. Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In cooker, mix all ingredients except half-and-half, almonds, sherry and parsley.
  2. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 8 hours.
  3. Stir in remaining ingredients. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook 10 to 15 minutes longer or until hot.
Makes 6 servings (1 1/2 cups each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Success
For best results, we recommend you do not use canned or quick-cooking wild rice for this recipe.
Purchasing
Look for a bag of julienne-cut carrots or French-cut cooking carrots in the refrigerated vegetable section of your grocery store.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 290
    • (Calories from Fat 110),
  • Total Fat 12g
    • (Saturated Fat 5g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 40mg;
  • Sodium 1190mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 28g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 17g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.