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Wild Rice Soup

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Wild Rice Soup
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 5
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Did you know you can have homemade soup ready in just 30 minutes? Talk about a deliciously quick comfort meal! A steaming bowl of this cozy Wild Rice Soup is just the thing for chilly fall or winter days, but you might even find yourself serving this tasty dish all year long. Take out your favorite bowls, and get ready to ladle up some of the best Wild Rice Soup around!
Updated Nov 1, 2021

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup sliced celery
  • 1 cup peeled, coarsely shredded carrot
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 3 tablespoons Gold Medal™ All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves, if desired
  • 2 1/2 cups Progresso™ Chicken Broth
  • 1 can (15 oz) cooked wild rice
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Steps

  • 1
    In 4-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add celery, carrot and onions; cook 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender.
  • 2
    Stir in flour, salt, pepper and thyme; cook and stir 1 minute. Stir in broth and wild rice. Heat to boiling, stirring frequently. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 3
    Stir in half-and-half; heat just to a simmer (do not boil). Top with almonds and parsley.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    To toast almonds for this Wild Rice Soup recipe, cook them in an ungreased heavy skillet over medium-low heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently until browning begins, then stirring constantly until golden brown.
  • tip 2
    For an even more filling Wild Rice Soup, stir in diced cooked chicken with the half-and-half.
  • tip 3
    Like it cheesy? Serve soup topped with shredded cheddar cheese.

Nutrition

270 Calories, 16g Total Fat, 7g Protein, 26g Total Carbohydrate, 5g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: About 1 1/4 Cups
Calories
270
Calories from Fat
140
Total Fat
16g
24%
Saturated Fat
8g
40%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
35mg
12%
Sodium
950mg
39%
Potassium
350mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
26g
9%
Dietary Fiber
3g
14%
Sugars
5g
Protein
7g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
90%
90%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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