Wild Rice Chowder

Becky Graves


Great for a dinner by itself, or to share with friends and family on a cold day or evening!


★★★★★ 1 vote

1 Hr
35 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 c
    wild rice, cooked
  • 3 medium
    potatoes, washed and cubed
  • 1/2 c
    onion, chopped
  • 1 qt
    chicken broth
  • 1 c
    shredded cheddar or swiss cheese
  • 3-4 slice
    bacon, cooked, drained, then crumbled
  • 1 pinch
    parsley flakes
  • 1 stick
    wild asparagus, finely chopped
  • 1 pinch
    salt and pepper
  • 1/2 c
    light cream or milk

How to Make Wild Rice Chowder


  1. Cook potatoes in the broth until tender, 20-30 mins. Also, cook wild rice according to the directions on the package- then set aside. Cook the bacon, drain, set aside to crumble into the soup later.
  2. Add onion, cheese, bacon, cream or light milk.
    Simmer, stirring frequently until the cheese melts; soup is hot, not boiling. Add cooked Wild Rice, Season with salt and pepper if needed. Garnish with a little Parsley or Wild Asparagus- (Optional)
  3. Enjoy!!

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About Wild Rice Chowder

Course/Dish: Chowders
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids

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