Chicken Wild Rice Soup

Enjoy dinner with this hearty chicken, bacon and wild rice soup that's ready in just an hour!

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 6

Ingredients

2
cups water
3
(10 1/2-oz.) cans condensed chicken broth
1/2
cup uncooked wild rice*
1/2
cup finely chopped green onions
1/2
cup margarine or butter
3/4
cup all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon poultry seasoning
1/8
teaspoon pepper
2
cups half-and-half
1 1/2
cups cubed cooked chicken
8
slices bacon, crisply cooked, crumbled
1
tablespoon diced pimiento
2
to 3 tablespoons dry sherry, if desired
  • 1 In Dutch oven or large saucepan, combine water and broth. Add wild rice and onions. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 45 to 55 minutes or until rice is tender.
  • 2 In medium saucepan, melt margarine over medium heat. Stir in flour, salt, poultry seasoning and pepper. Cook 1 minute or until smooth and bubbly, stirring constantly. Gradually stir in half-and-half; cook until slightly thickened, stirring constantly. Slowly add half-and-half mixture to rice mixture, stirring constantly. Add remaining ingredients. Cook over low heat until thoroughly heated, stirring frequently. DO NOT BOIL.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
    Calories
    520
    (
    Calories from Fat
    300),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    33g
    33%
    (Saturated Fat
    11g,
    11%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    70mg
    70%;
    Sodium
    1490mg
    1490%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    28g
    28%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    26g
    26%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    8%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 3 Lean Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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