Slow-Cooker North Woods Wild Rice Soup

Warm up your weekend with homemade soup! Here's one you don't have to watch over.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 6 hr 40 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

2
teaspoons vegetable oil
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
2
medium stalks celery, diced (1 cup)
2
medium carrots, diced (1 cup)
1
cup diced smoked turkey (6 ounces)
1/2
cup uncooked wild rice
1
teaspoon dried tarragon leaves
1/4
teaspoon pepper
3 1/2
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-ounce carton)
1
can (12 ounces) evaporated fat-free milk
1/3
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
cup Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen sweet peas, thawed
2
tablespoons dry sherry, if desired

  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Cook onion in oil about 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender.
  • 2 Place onion, celery, carrots, turkey, wild rice, tarragon and pepper in 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker. Pour broth over top.
  • 3 Cover and cook on low heat setting 6 to 8 hours or until wild rice and vegetables are tender. Stir in peas last 15 minutes of cooking.
  • 4 Mix milk and flour; stir into soup. Cover and cook about 20 minutes or until thickened.

Expert Tips

You can use any kind of chicken broth--homemade, canned or broth made from bouillon granules.

Make this hot and hearty soup the mainstay of a simple meal. Serve with whole-grain rolls or assorted crackers.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
(
Calories from Fat
20),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 1/2g
2 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
630mg
630%;
Total Carbohydrate
32g
32%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
11g
11%
),
Protein
19g
19%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
80%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.