It's Soup Season! How to Make Creamy Wild Rice Soup! by Donna John

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a year ago
It's Soup Season! How to Make Creamy Wild Rice Soup!

Warm up with this creamy wild rice soup! You won't even miss the meat! 

You’ll need:

  • 1 cup uncooked wild rice
  • 3 cups boiling water
  • 2 strips bacon
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped carrots
  • 1 package (8 ounces) sliced mushrooms
  • 1 can chicken broth
  • 2 cans cream of mushroom soup
  • 2 soup cans of milk
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • pepper, to taste

Here’s how to make it:

  1. Bring water to a boil and add the wild rice. Simmer, covered, 50-60 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  2. Fry bacon until crisp in a Dutch oven. Remove bacon and crumble. 
  3. To bacon grease, add the onion, celery, carrots and mushrooms. Cook, stirring, about 3-4 minutes.
  4. Add the remaining ingredients, including the cooked rice and bacon, and simmer, covered, about 1 hour. Stir occasionally. 

Variation: Need meat? Add shredded, cooked chicken when soup is almost ready and heat through. 

Elisa All Schmitz 30Seconds
Nothing better to eat in the fall than amazing soup like this! Thank you, Donna John!
Looking forward to making this. I love wild rice! Thank you, Donna John!
Donna John
My kids loved this soup, @Mimi615. Super easy, too. Let me know how you liked it!
Meredith Schneider
I love soup season! Mmmmmm!

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