This makes me feel better because I know he's eating healthy! Add broth and potato; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. It has two pressure settings (high and low), and there are also little slots in the handles so that you can rest the lid there instead of putting it down on your counter-top. Perfect soup recipe for a … I just tried it out on my husband and we both loved it! Family really liked it! Couldn't find low-fat Velveeta, so I used regular, it's not something I usually buy, but I thought the soup was creamy and delicious. My personal add (mother-in-law style) is mushrooms and a different kind of mild cheese. Reduce heat, and simmer 8 minutes or until vegetables are tender. I served the wild rce and Corn as sides. I also tossed in some frozen peas for color. My fiance told me this was the best soup we've ever made - and I cook soup about once per week so that's a big compliment. i altered the recipe slightly though. Add onion, carrot, and celery to drippings in pan; sauté 3 minutes. Add in the cooked rice, cooked chicken, and half and half. I also cooked the wild rice in beef better-than-boullion and crumbled, dried mixed mushrooms. 3 of 20. This will definately be a go to in our home. Then second time, I used 8oz 1/3 less fat cream cheese instead of Velveeta and fat free half and half instead of 2% milk. I had to cook potatoes and milk mixture longer to achieve desired softness and thickness. This was WONDERFUL! Didn't know if it would have a "flour" taste, so I made a roux with a few tablespoons of butter, and the flour. I substituted a block of cream cheese (8 oz.) I did substitute shredded cheese for the Velveeta. Add kale, salt, and pepper; cook 3 … Made recipe as indicated. Offers may be subject to change without notice. Just stir together, cover, and simmer until the vegetables and the rice are tender. Just made this tonight, family loved it!! Make this slow cooker creamy wild rice and chicken (or turkey) soup on any day of the week. Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Overall a very satisfying soup and great for winter lunches during the work week. I loved this, really delicious! I loved this soup though I did have to add more salt and pepper for it was bland at first. Add the onion and garlic to … IF i ever made it again, I would use something other than velveeta. Brought to church for Thanksgiving eve service potluck and got rave reviews. Allow the soup to simmer until thick, about 5 additional minutes. I found the code MB10 for 10% off on a health board. I also used Rotisserie chicken and did not use a mix for the rice, I used Eden wild rice which was perfect. Added more chicken than it called for, and also used skim milk which didn't seem to make a difference in the richness / creaminess. i will definitely be using this recipe in the future! Melt butter in large skillet over medium-high heat. June 15, 2018. A delicious home made gift. In a 6.5-quart slow cooker, combine the wild rice, onion, carrots, celery, mushrooms, garlic, chicken broth, cream of potato soup and seasoned salt. Cool and chop. This soup is comfort in a plate. I used sweet potato instead of a regular potato. Added mushroom, added corn instead of potatoes. This creamy chicken and rice soup is so easy to make. I really think I like it better before you put in the cheese. First time I bought Velveeta in 30 years. Info. 280 calories; calories from fat 23%; fat 7g; saturated fat 4g; mono fat 1g; poly fat 0.5g; protein 24.9g; carbohydrates 28.7g; fiber 1.6g; cholesterol 52mg; iron 1.1mg; sodium 879mg; calcium 329mg. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high. I made it with deli rotisserie chicken as a shortcut ingredient. MyRecipes may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Cooked it a couple of minutes, added the milk, then the cheese, then added all to the soup. Amazing Meal Prep: Chicken wild rice soup is an excellent meal prep idea because it will literally give you soup for days. We did not have Velveeta so I substituted sharp cheddar and a bit of gorgonzola. March 2, 2018. I often use a rotisserie chicken when making soup because (1) it’s easy, and (2) I also use the chicken to make some of the chicken stock needed for the recipe. March 10, 2019. View All. Also added a bunch of chopped mushrooms that were cooked with the onion and garlic. i should have trusted my gut. I will cook this again if we get another cold snap. Divide chicken between 2 square (8-inch) baking dishes coated with cooking spray. I used 1% milk and it was still very creamy. I used Rice-A-Roni without the seasoning packet, but after a taste, did put about 1/4 of the packet in and that helped with the flavor. Will definately make again. This would be great with a salad,crusty bread and wine:). The velveeta just tastes so artificial. © Copyright 2021 Meredith Corporation. It freezes beautifully! I'd serve this for a casual company supper. In a large stock pot over medium high-heat, melt 2 tablespoons of butter. This Creamy Chicken And Wild Rice Soup is warm, hearty and comforting. I also added about 15-18 drops of hot sauce to reduce the small lingering taste of flour, which worked. Great weeknight meal. Loved by the boys, ages 7, 8 and 10. I just made it ahead of time.I also used Steam 'n mash potatoes and dumped them in frozen. My substitutions were than I just prepared the 2 chicken breasts in a grill pan until cooked and I used shredded low fat cheddar cheese. I will definitely make this for week night dinners over and over again. It is super flavorful, with just a touch of red bell pepper for some extra kick. Allrecipes has more than 60 trusted recipes complete with ratings, reviews and serving tips. I added 1 cup frozen peas and 1 cup small diced raw carrots. I’ve had 2 bowls already and I’m ready for a third! I served this soup with whole grain cheese crackers for hot lunch. Plus, the wild rice keeps you cozy and full all night long. This is SO GOOD! I can't wait for the leftovers! I thought that this was good, but not outstanding. Remove from heat; add cheese, stirring until cheese melts. the soup has such potential. Tuscan Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs. My family is on a new diet for the new year. Making it tonight (2nd time in one week). Bring to a boil over high heat. I really liked it, too; it is not too heavy, and with my changes, it had tons of flavor. My boyfriend took one bit and said "You have to add this to the list!". Had left over grilled chicken so decided to try this soup. Stir in salt, pepper and garlic powder. My family loved this soup and so did I. Combine milk and flour, stirring well with a whisk. Didn't have Velveeta so I used some grated sharp cheddar I had in the fridge. Made enough for 4 more meals for empty nesters. I was extremely nervous and the winter was beginning, I was a mess! Used 3 chick breasts and added a handful of mixed green beans, peas and carrots just to get a little veggie in the soup and added extra chicken broth to stretch it out a little further. I would RECOMMEND following the recipe as written if you are sensitive to higher sodium foods. I will be making this soup for years to come. I made it a month ago and took out a conainer to defrost just now- still tastes amazing! I added a little cornstarch with cold water to thicken a little more. went perfectly with an everything baguette. Coat pan with cooking spray. Wonderful soup! It’s a comforting meal that comes together in just 30 minutes in your Instant Pot or pressure cooker. This quick-fix creamy chicken soup is a healthy bowl of pure comfort food. Wild rice soup is an easy recipe to make for dinner. I did substitute the Velvetta with cheddar cheese. 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