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Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

Ingredients

At a glance
Makes
4 to 6

2 carrots, chopped
2 ribs celery, chopped
1 medium onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon olive oil
4 cups chicken stock
3/4 cup wild rice
1 pound Smart Chicken breasts or thighs, cooked and cut into bite size pieces
2 tablespoons flour
2 tablespoons butter, softened
1/4 cup light cream
1 cup milk
Salt and Pepper to taste

Methods/steps

In a large soup pot, sauté carrot, celery, onion, and garlic in olive oil for 5 minutes. Add stock and wild rice. Bring to boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes. Add chicken, cover and simmer for another 20 to 25 minutes until the rice is tender.

In a small bowl, combine butter and flour to make a smooth paste. Stir the flour mixture into the soup and cook until soup begins to thicken. Add cream and milk. Let simmer another 5 to 10 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste.