Recipe: Turkey and Wild Rice Soup


November 1, 2022

This tasty turkey and rice soup recipe is great for cool nights.

Here’s a protein-packed soup that’s perfect for warming you up on a chilly day, and it’s a great go-to if you have leftover turkey.

Recipe: Turkey and Wild Rice Soup
Recipe Type: Soup
Author: Stacey’s Healthy Kitchen
Serves: 6
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup grated carrots
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • ½ cup chopped celery
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • ½ cup flour
  • 2 cans low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 can low-fat evaporated milk
  • 1 ½ cup cooked wild rice *
  • 1 cup diced cooked turkey
  • ¼ cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Melt butter and cook vegetables 3-4 minutes.
  2. Stir in flour.
  3. Gradually add broth and milk.
  4. Bring to a boil.
  5. Stir in rice and turkey.
  6. Simmer uncovered for 5 minutes.
  7. Sprinkle with almonds before serving.
Serving size: About 1 and 1/4 cups Calories: 232 Fat: 7 grams Saturated fat: 2 grams Carbohydrates: 28 grams Sodium: 160 milligrams Fiber: 12 grams Protein: 17 grams Cholesterol: 7 milligrams.
 *Recipe uses Uncle Ben’s Long Grain & Wild Rice. To reduce the sodium, use less of the seasoning packet.

Stacey Kendrick, MS, is a health educator with more than 20 years of experience in wellness and population health. She is a mother to two adult daughters. In her free time, she teaches healthy cooking classes, runs, gardens and enjoys backyard bonfires.

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