Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

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Soup, Chili & Stew
Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

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Recipe Data

14
Servings
10min
Prep
7hr30min
Total

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    Description

    Creamy and comforting, this rich-tasting chicken and rice soup puts your slow cooker to good use. 

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 14
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    1 c.Hy-Vee brown and wild rice blend
    1 lbs.boneless skinless chicken breasts
    2 c.carrots, chopped
    1 c.celery, chopped
    1medium yellow onion, chopped
    1(48-oz.) container Hy-Vee chicken broth
    ½ c.Hy-Vee unsalted butter
    ½ c.Hy-Vee all-purpose flour
    2 c.Hy-Vee 2% reduced-fat milk
    2 c.water, optional
    Hy-Vee kosher sea salt, to taste
    Hy-Vee ground black pepper, to taste

    Things To Grab

    • 4-to-6-quart slow cooker
    • Meat thermometer
    • 2 forks
    • Medium saucepan
    • Whisk

    Directions

    1. In a 4-to-6-quart slow cooker, add rice, raw chicken, carrots, celery, onion, and chicken broth. Cover and cook on LOW for 7 to 8 hours, or until chicken is cooked through (165 degrees) and rice is tender.

    2. Remove chicken from slow cooker and shred using 2 forks. Return chicken to slow cooker.

    3. In a medium saucepan, melt butter over medium to medium-low heat. Stir in flour with a wire whisk and continue to cook 1 minute. Slowly whisk in milk and continue to cook until smooth. Stir milk mixture into slow cooker mixture. Add water to adjust consistency as you like. Season with salt and pepper.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    190 Calories per serving
    1 cup

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 8g
    • Cholesterol: 40mg
    • Sodium: 420mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 18g
    • Protein: 10g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Vitamin A 70%
    0%
    Vitamin C 4%
    0%
    Iron 4%
    0%
    Calcium 6%

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee brown and wild rice blend package.