Turkey or Chicken Wild Rice Soup

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"I put this together to use up some leftover turkey. I also stirred in some leftover gravy, but I know I won't always have that in the fridge. Feel free to stir in leftovers you have."

Original recipe yields 3 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (586.7 g)
  • Calories 341.7
  • Total Fat - 9 g
  • Saturated Fat - 3.6 g
  • Cholesterol - 31.9 mg
  • Sodium - 1040.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 33.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 6.7 g
  • Sugars - 7 g
  • Protein - 32.2 g
  • Calcium - 140.7 mg
  • Iron - 4.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 6.7 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.3 mg

Step 1

Melt half the butter, add the onion and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.

Step 2

Add remaining butter, mushrooms, 1 tablespoon sherry and cook for five more minutes.

Step 3

Add the green onions, garlic, dried herbs, black pepper and cook for a couple of minutes.

Step 4

Add the rice mix with the seasoning packet and 3 1/2 cups of water. Stir in the bay leaf, turkey (or chicken) and sherry.

Step 5

Bring to a boil then cover, lower heat, and simmer for 25 minutes.

Step 6

Remove bay leaf before serving.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.



I made as written and it is a hearty soup with delicious flavors in every spoonful. We will enjoy this many more times!

review by:
(31 May 2013)


I cooked the chopped onions in a skillet with the butter. I then tossed this in a crock-pot with the remaining ingredients, omitting the mushrooms and adding broccoli, and let it cook on high for 4 hours and it was delicious!! Made for the Alphabet Soup Recipe Tag Game.

review by:
(26 Sep 2012)


OMG I can't wait to make this soup!... YUMMMM!!!

review by:
(19 Oct 2011)