Slow Cooker Chicken Wild Rice Soup

A healthy slow cooker recipe for Chicken and Wild Rice Soup.
Lisa’s Dinnertime Dish
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Ingredients

2medium carrots, chopped
2 ribs celery, chopped
1small red onion, chopped
4ounces sliced cremini mushrooms
2cloves garlic, minced
1/2teaspoon poultry seasoning
2 bay leaves
2quarts chicken stock
1pound boneless chicken breasts
2cups 2% milk
1/3cup flour
2teaspoons fresh thyme, chopped
2tablespoons parsley, chopped
1cup wild rice, uncooked
1/2cup brown rice, uncooked
1/2teaspoon salt
1/2teaspoon pepper
1cup half and half
toasted sliced almonds for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chop veggies and herbs.  Cut chicken into small bite size pieces.
  2. Put veggies, chicken, rices, herbs, poultry seasoning, salt and pepper in slow cooker.
  3. Whisk flour and milk together until smooth.
  4. Pour milk and flour mixture and chicken stock into slow cooker, stirring to combine.
  5. Cook on high for 4-5 hours or on low for 8-10 hours until rice is tender.  Stir mixture about once every two hours.
  6. Stir cream or half and half in right before serving.  Garnish with toasted almonds.

Recipe courtesy of Lisa’s Dinnertime Dish created by Lisa Hitzeman as a way to share her love of food and cooking with others.  She enjoys creating easy, made from scratch recipes that are both healthy and delicious.