Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

Revised 10/9/11

2 Cooked Chicken Breasts, shredded (I gently boiled mine with a little season salt)

In a large pot saute:
1/2 C minced onion
1/2 C minced celery
1/2 C carrots, chopped

8 oz of chopped mushroom
1 package of Rice with Wild Rice minus the seasoning pkg (like Rice-A-Roni brand or Farmhouse)
6 C Chicken Broth

Bring to boil and cook for 20 minutes.

In a large saute pan melt
1/2 cup butter
stir in 3/4 cup flour (or whole wheat flour)
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
Seasoning package from rice

Cook for a couple of minutes making a thick roux, then stir in
3 cups half and half

Cook for a couple of minutes and add to broth and veggies, add chicken, stir and serve.


Katie said...

Thanks Meg- our days of soups are almost over as the temperatures rise. I'll try this out soon!

The Ashtons said...

Wow that was fast posting! This was soooo delicious!! Thanks again.