Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

This Chicken and Wild Rice Soup is a broth-based comfort food that warms up your body and soul when you’re chilled to the bone. It’s a new fall favorite.

Healthy and wholesome chicken and wild rice soup. This hearty soup recipe has no dairy and is a broth based fall and winter favorite! Clean eating has never been yummier.

Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

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Chicken vegetable rice soup

I’m not huge on creamy soups, so I wanted to share a Chicken and Wild Recipe soup recipe without:

  1. Cream
  2. Flour
  3. Mushrooms

Between preferences and intolerances, we can be a little boring here in the Derkson house but it’s the way it is.

Bring on the comfort food!

For me, soup hits me right in the heart. There is something about watching the leaves fall outside my kitchen window while simmering a pot of soup.

It’s oh so cozy.

So bring on the Hunter boots, fuzzy socks, and blanket scarves. We’re cooking up some chicken and wild rice soup today with my friends at Chicken Farmers of Canada.

Healthy chicken wild rice soup

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  • Canadian chicken is grain-fed, free of hormones and steroids.
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Chicken and rice soup

Dairy Free Chicken Wild Rice Soup

Wild rice vegetable soup

This chicken and wild rice soup recipe isn’t Whole30 compliant (because of the wild rice) but it is a clean eating recipe that will make you feel good both inside and out. The aroma that wafts throughout the house as the soup simmers is heaven, oh how I love sage.

To mince the sage, roll the herbs together and slice through with your knife. Do this a few times.

What’s your favorite herb/spice? Tell me in the comments.

Randa’s Tip: Can’t find fresh sage? Use poultry spice instead. It’s not the same, but it will be similar as it contains ground sage.

This soup is perfect for picky eaters, I don’t want to say it’s bland (total wrong choice of words) but it’s great for young kids who don’t like “too much” going on. You know? My sick husband said it hit the spot and me? I added a little extra S&P to mine and a dash of hot sauce because I love hot sauce in soup.

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Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

Aromatic chicken and wild rice soup will knock out whatever ails you both body and soul. Loaded with vegetables, chicken, and wild rice this wholesome homemade soup is a fall classic and a winter favorite.

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 cups carrots, sliced
  • 3 stalks celery, sliced
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 2 tbsps fresh sage, minced
  • 2 tbsps dried parsley
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 12 cups chicken broth
  • 3/4 cup dry wild rice
  • 2 cooked chicken breasts, chopped
  • 1 tsp sea salt

Directions:

  1. In a large pot heat the olive oil over medium heat and add the onion, carrots, and celery. Saute for 2-3 minutes.
  2. Add the garlic, sage, parsley, paprika, and pepper and stir until fragrant (another minute or so).
  3. Pour in the chicken broth, wild rice, and chopped chicken. Bring to a boil, cover, and simmer on low for 40 minutes.
  4. Season with salt (and pepper) to taste.
 

Nutrition Information

Yield: 10 servings, Serving Size: 1

  • Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories: 121 Calories
  • Total Fat: 3g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.4g
  • Cholesterol: 26.7mg
  • Sodium: 1368.9mg
  • Carbohydrates: 13.4g
  • Fiber: 1.6g
  • Sugar: 2.8g
  • Protein: 10.5g

Recipe adapted from Chicken Farmers of Canada.

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Dairy free chicken wild rice soup recipe

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Chicken and wild rice soup. This hearty and healthy recipe is broth based and a clean eating soup favorite. No cream, dairy free, and gluten free! Wild rice, carrots, chicken breast, onion, and more classic ingredients make this a wholesome, soul hugging recipe.

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Randa Derkson

I believe that the kitchen is the heart of the home. Whether it’s discussing your day, sharing the highlights of your trip, or just having quality time with a loved one; lives are brought together at the kitchen table.

10 comments on “Chicken and Wild Rice Soup”

  1. This sounds divine! I am saving it – can’t wait to make it!

  2. You totally had me at wild rice. I am a sucker for wild rice as a side dish – truthfully, never imagined it in a soup but what a fantastic idea! This is definitely a dish for the colder weather!

  3. Yummo!! Your Chicken and Wild Rice soup is going on our menu for next week, it looks like a hearty soup that is filling too. It will be perfect for the winter nights coming up soon here in Missouri. Keep up the great work and I’ll be sure and share with you how the family likes it, but I’m sure they will love it.

  4. We are looking for some new recipies for the cold weather moving in. We all love chicken and wild rice all the time. Thank you so much for the nutritinal values.

  5. YUM! Great recipe for this time of the year. WE love cooking soups during the fall and winter months. Great dinner to come home to when it is chilly out! I will be adding this recipe to my meal plan next week.

  6. One of my favorite comfort dishes! Since i became vegan i haven’t made any yet. I’m sure i can substitute the chicken for a vegan alternative.

  7. I’m surprised to see that there are no mushrooms in here! I’m also not a fan of creamy soups – because I can’t eat flour and cream. I’ve also just learned I’m allergic to mushrooms so this just happens to be the perfect soup for me!

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