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Turkey or Chicken Wild Rice Soup - Recipe

A rich and creamy wild rice soup that can be made with turkey or chicken. This soup is a complete meal on its own. Serve it with crackers or your favorite side of bread.
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Turkey or Chicken Wild Rice Soup Recipe
  • In a Dutch oven or soup pot combine the broth and water. Add the rice and onion; cook according to directions on the package of rice. (Bring to boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 45 minutes or as stated on package.)
  • In a separate pan, melt the butter; stir in flour and seasoning. Stirring constantly, cook for approximately 1 minute until smooth and bubbling.
  • Gradually stir in half & half and cook until slightly thickened; stir constantly.
  • Once slightly thickened, slowly add half & half mixture into the rice mixture, stirring constantly.
  • After adding in all the half & half mixture, add the remaining ingredients.
  • Continue to heat slowly but do not bring to a boil; stir frequently.
  • Add cheese and stir in as it melts. If desired, you can add more or less cheese than stated.
Prep Time: 1.25 hours
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Container: Dutch oven or soup pot
Servings: 6
-3 cans chicken broth - 10.75 oz. cans
-2 cups water
-1/2 cup wild rice
-1/2 cup finely chopped onions
-1/2 cup butter
-3/4 cup flour
- Salt and pepper to taste
-1/4 teaspoon poultry seasoning
-2 cups half & half
-1 1/2 cups cubed cooked turkey or chicken
-8 slices bacon - cooked crisp and crumbled
-4 ounces shredded cheddar cheese
-4 ounces Velveeta Cheese