Creamy Chicken Soup is a delicious, easy and hearty meal recipe that uses either turkey or chicken with wild rice and vegetables. Makes: (4) servings. Serving Size: (1-3/4) cups. Ingredients include: Shredded chicken or turkey, wild rice, carrots, celery, shallots, mushrooms, parsley, sour cream and chicken broth. It takes just over (2) Hours total time. This is also a healthy, low fat, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (9 PointsPlus), (9 SmartPoints) recipe. Creamy Chicken Soup will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
Prep Time: 35 Minutes.
Cooking Time: About 1-3/4 Hours
Total Time: About 2 Hours.
1 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
2 cups sliced mushrooms
3/4 cup chopped celery
3/4 cup chopped carrots
1/4 cup chopped shallots
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
1 cup quick-cooking or instant wild rice
3 cups shredded cooked chicken, or turkey
1/2 cup low-fat sour cream
2 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley
1. Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add in mushrooms, celery, carrots and shallots; cook, stirring, until softened (about 5 minutes). Add in the flour, salt and pepper. Cook, stirring for 2 minutes more.
2. Add in broth and bring to a boil, scraping up any browned bits. Add the rice and reduce heat to a simmer. Cover and cook until rice is tender, (5 to 7 minutes). Stir in chicken or turkey), sour cream and parsley; cook until heated through. (About 2 minutes more).
Yield: 4 Servings.
Serving Size: 1-3/4 cups per serving.
Weight Watchers ( SmartPoints), (9 PointsPlus)
Carb Choices: 2
1-1/2 Starch + 1 Vegetable + 3 Meat(L) + 1 Fat
Calories: 378, Total Fat: 11g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Cholesterol: 80mg, Sodium: 364mg, Sugars: 3g, Carbohydrates: 29g, Fiber: 3g, Protein: 37g
Original recipe and image from EatingWell, Inc. http://www.eatingwell.com/recipe/252422/cream-of-turkey-wild-rice-soup/
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