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Turkey Wild Rice Soup

Want a delicious way to use up Thanksgiving leftovers? Try this hearty, aromatic soup that incorporates all the flavors of the season.
A bowl of turkey wild rice soup.
  • Yield 18 servings
  • Prep Time 15 minutes
  • Cook Time 50 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tbs. olive oil or butter
  • 2 small yellow onions, diced
  • 1 tbs. garlic, minced
  • 10 larges carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 6 stalks celery, chopped
  • 2 cups turkey drippings or stock
  • 6 cups shredded, cooked turkey
  • 1 cup parsley, chopped
  • 8 oz. baby portabella mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 tsp. black pepper
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 0.5 oz. sage
  • 0.75 oz. thyme
  • 10 cups turkey stock, homemade or store bought
  • 1 cup wild rice blend

Directions

STEP 1
Add the butter or oil, onion, and garlic to a large pot over medium heat and cook until the onions are translucent.
STEP 2
Add the carrots, celery, and turkey drippings. Cook for an additional five minutes.
STEP 3
Pour in remaining ingredients except for the wild rice and bring to a boil. Cover and cook for five minutes.
STEP 4
Add the wild rice, reduce heat to a simmer, cover, and cook for 30 minutes, or until the rice is tender. Freeze any leftover soup.
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The Life Time Foundation Team

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