This winter feels like it’s never going to end. I can’t wait until spring produce and recipes, but for now another freezing day…. Another pot of soup! This one is a super easy Chicken and Wild Rice Soup. I started with an already cooked rotisserie chicken. I love to pick up a rotisserie chicken when I’m at the grocery store to use when Im short on time for things like soups, salads, and wraps. This whole soup cooked in under an hour-just the amount of time the rice takes to cook.
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If you aren’t eating wild rice you should be! It’s Ah-mazing with a great almost nutty flavor. Wild rice is also a great source of protein, minerals, B Vitamins, and Folic Acid. This recipe for Rotisserie Chicken and WIld Rice Soup is not only delicious, but is packed with nutrition.
For making soup, I typically use a ceramic large Dutch Oven. I have a Le Creuset, but there are less expensive options that also work well :
Larder & Vine Enameled Cast Iron Oval Dutch Oven | 8QT
Amazon Basics Enameled Cast Iron Covered Dutch Oven
I love soup all year round! Here are some other family favorites:
Beef Barley Soup for Stove top or Slow Cooker
Dairy Free White Bean Soup with Shrimp and Kale
Easy Chicken and Wild Rice soup
Easy Chicken and WIld Rice Soup
- -1 Rotisserie chicken, skin removed and shredded
- -1 Tablespoon organic extra virgin olive oil
- -1 Onion, chopped
- -4 Garlic Cloves, chopped
- -4 Large Carrots, diced
- -8 cups Organic low sodium chicken stock
- -1 Cup wild rice
- -1 Teaspoon dried Oregano
- -1/2 Teaspoon Dried Parsley
- -1/2 Teaspoon Cumin
- -1 Teaspoon sea salt
- - Fresh ground black pepper to taste
- -2 Bay leaves
- -2 cups organic chopped spinach
- -1/4 cup chopped parsley
- -Juice of 1/2 Lemon
Would love to hear what you think!