Wild Rice, Mushroom, and Chicken Soup

Wife watching husband while he cooks

My husband has been making this chicken, wild rice and mushroom soup recipe for years and years. It is everything for mushroom lovers!  We’ve had an incredible winter this year with more snow than the last three years COMBINED. Soup is very nostalgic for me. It reminds me of growing up in the winters of Iowa, being at home cozy with my family and it reminds me of my grandparents.

Jason doesn’t eat this soup! He doesn’t like mushrooms. He makes this soup for me because I am obsessed.  Side Note: I could eat soup every day of the week, even in the summer. Just ask Jason!!!

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Wild Rice, Mushroom, and Chicken Soup
Wild Rice, Mushroom and Chicken Soup with bread on the side
Servings
Servings
Wild Rice, Mushroom and Chicken Soup with bread on the side
Instructions
  1. Make one box of rice following directions on box. Do not overcook.
  2. While rice is cooking, sauté sliced mushrooms in salted butter for 4-5 minutes.
  3. Add onion and celery. Cook 4-5 minutes.
  4. Add flour slowly to the mushroom mixture to thicken it. Turn heat to medium.
  5. Gradually add chicken stock to make a roux.
  6. Cut up a rotisserie chicken from your local grocery store. Add chicken to the mix.
  7. Add rice.
  8. Add one pint of half and half. Do not boil.
  9. Stir.
  10. Enjoy!

Live Cooking: Wild Rice, Mushroom and Chicken Soup  

Jason and I made the soup together recently because the recipe is going to be published in a magazine. It’s simple, tasty and you can make it in mere minutes!

 

And just for fun… here’s a cute pic of Miss Ari helping with the dishes 🙂

Little girl helping with dishes

 

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Wild Rice, Mushroom, and Chicken Soup recipe

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