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Creamy, Dreamy Wild Rice and Chicken Soup

This creamy, dreamy Wild Rice and Chicken soup will help you accept the changing seasons more willingly. Not only is it the perfect balance of chicken and cream; the wild rice adds just the right amount of nuttiness to create a soup that will have your taste testers begging for more!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword soup
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 6
Author www.theblissofthis.com Edited by Deanna Huttema

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 celery stalks, sliced into 1/4" pieces
  • 3 large carrots, sliced into 1/2" pieces
  • 1 white onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 tsp minced garlic
  • 4 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tsp salt less if not using a lower sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 2 chicken breast
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked long grain wild rice blend

Instructions

  1. In a heavy bottom pan over medium heat, melt butter. Add celery, carrots, and onion, and cook until they begin to soften: about 7-10 minutes. 

  2. Stir in flour. Continue stirring for 1 more minute. 

  3. Gently stir in chicken broth, garlic, Italian seasoning, bay leaves, and salt and pepper. 

  4. Add wild rice. Cover, and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  5. Add chicken breasts. Cover and simmer for an additional 30 minutes.

    Remove chicken breast and cut or shred into bite-sized pieces

  6. Simmer, stirring occasionally, until rice is tender- approximately 10 minutes. 

    Add cream and milk at end of cooking, simmer slowly until heated through. 

    Season to taste. 

    Enjoy! 

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