Craving some comfort food? This delicious Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice soup comes together in a matter of minutes and will warm you right up! With 371 calories per serving and 30 grams of protein per bowl, you can feel good about feeding it to your family.
Sometimes comfort food has a bad reputation, but today I am sharing one of my favorite “comfort food” recipes that is easy on your waist-line.
This Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice soup has lots of vegetables and 30 grams of protein per serving, so it will fill you up and keep you going all day long.
This is also a great soup to use after Thanksgiving if you are lucky enough to have leftover turkey! Just sub the turkey in place of the chicken and you are good to go!
How to make Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice Soup
This soup could not be easier!
- Prepare the rice as directed on the package.
- In a large stock pot, saute the vegetables in butter (or olive oil) and then add in flour (I used this white whole wheat flour).
- Pour in the chicken broth and parsley, then stir until it thickens up a little bit.
- Add in the cooked rice, cooked chicken, and half and half. Add salt and pepper as desired. Serve and enjoy!