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Turkey Wild Rice Soup

Leftover Turkey and Wild Rice Soup

5 from 9 reviews

This Turkey Wild Rice Soup is the perfect way to use up Thanksgiving leftover turkey. It’s loaded with veggies, warm and hearty, and so easy to prepare!

Ingredients

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  • 1 tablespoon butter or avocado oil
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 3 large carrots, sliced to 1/4″
  • 3 celery stalks, diced
  • 1 cup baby bella mushrooms, diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 5 cups turkey stock or chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon fish sauce
  • 1 cup wild rice
  • 23 cups shredded cooked turkey breast (leftover thanksgiving turkey works great for this, or shredded chicken works as well)

Instructions

  1. In a large dutch oven or stock pot, over medium heat and add butter/oil.
  2. When hot add onions, carrots, celery and salt and pepper to the pot and cook until beginning to soften, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add the mushrooms and garlic and cook another 5 minutes.
  4. Add thyme, parsley and 4 cups of the turkey stock, fish sauce, and rice.
  5. Bring to a simmer and then cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
  6. Add the turkey and simmer, uncovered, another 30-50 minutes, until the rice is cooked.
  7. Taste and adjust seasoning and add more broth if needed.

Notes

  • This recipe was developed for thanksgiving leftovers, but it will work great with leftover chicken as well.
  • If the rice isn’t done, simmer for longer as desired.
  • Add more broth if needed. If needed, then adust/increase spices as well.

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