Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Creamy Wild Rice Soup

This soup was a great way to use up some of the leftover Thanksgiving turkey. After cooking everything I put it in the crock pot on low for a few hours. It was delicious!

Creamy Wild Rice Soup
from: Grandma's kitchen
  • 1/2 cup wild rice
  • 5 cups chicken broth, divided
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 large carrot, sliced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 medium celery stalks, chopped
  • 1/4 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. white pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped cooked chicken(I used turkey)
  1. Rinse wild rice under cold water; drain.
  2. Combine 2 1/2 cups chicken broth and wild rice. Bring to a boil over med-high heat. Reduce heat to low; simmer, covered, until rice is tender. Drain and set aside.
  3. Melt butter in 3 qt. saucepan over med heat. Add sliced carrot; cook and stir 3 minutes. Add chopped onion, chopped celery and sliced mushrooms; cook and stir until veges are tender, 3-4 minutes. Remove from heat. Whisk in flour, salt and white pepper until smooth.
  4. Gradually stir in remaining 2 1/2 cups chicken broth. Bring to a boil over med heat; cook and stir until thick, about 1 min. Stir in chicken(turkey). Reduce heat to low and simmer, uncovered, until soup is heated through, about 3 minutes.
  5. This is where I placed the soup in the crock pot, on low.
  6. When ready to serve, spoon 1/4 cup cooked wild rice into each serving bowl. Ladle soup over rice.

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