Warm up with a bowl
of chicken soup
There's nothing like a hot bowl of chicken soup to warm you up on a cold night. Add plenty of veggies and wild rice to make this a one-pot dinner.
Cozy up in front of the fire with a hearty bowl of chicken and rice soup. You'll be making this easy recipe all winter.
Creamy chicken and wild rice soup recipe
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 large carrots, peeled and diced
- 3 large celery stalks, diced
- 1/2 large onion, diced
- 1 bay leaf
- 2 tablespoons flour
- 1/4 cup dry sherry
- 1/2 cup wild rice
- 1-1/2 pounds cooked chicken, diced (about 3 breasts)
- 32 ounces low-sodium chicken broth
- 1 cup water
- 1/2 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste
- Splash of cream (optional)
- In a large stockpot, heat butter and oil over medium heat. Add carrots, celery, onion and bay leaf. Cook until vegetables begin to soften, about 5 minutes. Sprinkle mixture with flour. Cook, stirring, 1 more minute.
- Add sherry, rice, chicken, broth, water and salt. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer until rice is cooked through, about 45 minutes.
- If desired, finish with a splash of cream and add salt, as needed.
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