Turkey Wild Rice Soup

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deb baldwin

By
@messinthekitchen

This is a great soup to use up that extra turkey. I tweeked this recipe a little, for my own use. I really like cream based soups, so this is right up my alley.


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Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

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Serves:
8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 1
    each -carrot, celery, onion
  • ·
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 4 c
    chicken broth (3 - 10.5 oz condenced cans of chicken broth)
  • 2 c
    water
  • 1/2 c
    uncooked wild rice
  • 8 slice
    bacon
  • 1/2 c
    butter
  • 3/4 c
    flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    poultry seasoning
  • 1/8 tsp
    pepper
  • 2 c
    half and half or 2 cans of canned milk
  • 1 1/2 c
    cooked, large diced, turkey meat
  • 2 Tbsp
    dry sherry (*opt)

How to Make Turkey Wild Rice Soup

Step-by-Step

  1. Chop the carrot, celery, and onion into small pieces.
    (I like to put carrots and onion in my small food processer and mince.)
  2. Select a large pot, and put in enough olive oil to just cover about 1/2 the bottom (you can alway add more if needed)
    Set on medium heat.
    Add minced carrot, celery & onion.
    Stir often and cook for about 10 minutes.
    Add chicken broth and 2 cups of water.
    Add rice (I like to use 1/2 wild rice and 1/2 white rice).
    Bring to a boil and simer until rice is tender, 35 to 40 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, cook the bacon in a skillet over medium heat until crisp. Allow to cool and then crumble.
    Set aside.
  4. When rice is tender, melt the butter in a sauce pan over medium-low heat. Stir in flour, salt, poultry seasoning and pepper all at once into the melted butter.
    Cook, stirring, until smooth and bubbly.
    Stir in half-in-half (or caned milk) into flour mixture and cook until thickened, 2 minutes.
    Stir half-in-half/flour mixture into pot with the rice.
    Stir in bacon (sometimes I will add the bacon dripings too), turkey, and sherry.
    Heat through and serve.
  5. This makes a pretty thick soup. To thin, add more broth or milk. Season to taste.

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About Turkey Wild Rice Soup

Course/Dish: Turkey Soups
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #rice




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