Creamy Wild Rice Soup

4.3
(4) 3 Reviews
Prep Time
50
min.
Total Time
50
min.
Servings

4 servings

This family-pleasing wild rice soup is thickened with cream cheese and seasoned with crumbled bacon and chopped fresh chives.

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  • Cook rice as directed on package, omitting salt.
  • Meanwhile, cook and stir bacon in large saucepan on medium heat until crisp. Remove from pan with slotted spoon, reserving 1 Tbsp. drippings in pan. Drain bacon on paper towels.
  • Add onions and carrots to drippings in pan; cook 5 min. or until crisp-tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in flour; cook and stir 1 min. Add broth; stir. Bring to boil on high heat, stirring frequently; simmer on medium-low heat 10 min. or until vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in rice, cream cheese spread and pepper. Cook and stir 3 min. or until cream cheese is melted and soup is thickened. Stir in half the bacon. Ladle soup into soup bowls; top with remaining bacon and chives.

Serving Suggestion

Serve this creamy soup with a crisp, mixed green salad and cooked lean meat, poultry or fish.

Substitute

Prepare using PHILADELPHIA 1/3 Less Fat than Cream Cheese.

Shortcut

If quick-cooking wild rice is available, prepare as directed cooking enough rice to make 1-3/4 cups cooked rice. Substitute this for the cooked regular wild rice.

Servings

  • 4 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 260
% Daily Value
Total fat 13g
Saturated fat 6g
Cholesterol 30mg
Sodium 730mg
Carbohydrate 28g
Dietary fiber 3g
Sugars 4g
Protein 9g
   
Vitamin A 110 %DV
Vitamin C 4 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 6 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • thehuttyhut |

    Even our two somewhat picky eaters ate this right up. Delicious and easy. I also added turkey.

  • Amywinslow |

    Yummy and easy to make!

  • NarkyJ |

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