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Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

  • Prep 1 hr 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 8

This soup is for real -- creamy, earthy, chickeny and filling. Get your simmer on! MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1
carton (32 oz) Progresso™ chicken stock
1
cup uncooked wild rice
3/4
teaspoon salt
2
tablespoons butter
2
cups finely diced onion
1
medium carrot, peeled and finely diced (1/2 cup)
1
stalk celery, finely diced (1/3 cup)
1/2
lb fresh mushrooms, finely diced
2
tablespoons chopped fresh thyme
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
2
cups water
2
cups chopped deli rotisserie chicken
1
cup heavy whipping cream

Steps

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  • 1
    In 4-quart saucepan, heat stock, wild rice and 1/4 teaspoon of the salt to boiling over high heat. Stir; cover, and reduce heat to low. Cook about 45 minutes, without lifting cover, until rice is tender but still firm.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in 12-inch nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add onion, carrot, celery and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt. Cook 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until vegetables begin to brown. Add mushrooms; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until mushrooms brown and soften. Add thyme and flour. Cook 1 to 2 minutes, stirring constantly, until flour begins to brown and smells nutty. Add water; simmer 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • 3
    Stir vegetable mixture into wild rice mixture. Stir in chicken and cream; heat to a simmer over high heat. Reduce heat; simmer 3 minutes to heat through and combine flavors. Divide among 6 bowls, and top with more fresh thyme, if desired.

Expert Tips

  • Make sure those mushrooms really start to brown before adding the flour. Color equals flavor.
  • Prefer pork instead of chicken? Ham makes a great substitute in this soup.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
330
Calories from Fat
150
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
26%
Saturated Fat
9g
47%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
80mg
26%
Sodium
870mg
36%
Potassium
380mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate
27g
9%
Dietary Fiber
3g
11%
Sugars
4g
Protein
17g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%
35%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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