Slow-Cooker Wild Rice Soup
Recipe from Heart-Healthy Living
SERVINGS
6
SERVING SIZE
1 1/2 cup
PREP TIME
30 mins

Slow-Cooker Wild Rice Soup

Wild rice adds an earthy note to this low-fat chicken soup, Make it in your slow cooker then serve for dinner with crackers or rolls.

Ingredients
  • 2   medium carrots, peeled and chopped (1 cup)
  • 2   stalks celery, chopped (1 cup)
  • 3/4  cup uncooked wild rice, rinsed and drained
  • 1   medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
  • 1   small sprig fresh rosemary
  • 2   bay leaves
  • 1   teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel
  • 1/4  teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3   chicken breast halves with bone (about 2 1/4 pounds total)
  • 3  14  ounce can reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2  cup snipped fresh parsley
  •  Ground black pepper
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Directions
1. 
In a 4- to 4 1/2-quart slow cooker, combine carrots, celery, wild rice, onion, rosemary, bay leaves, lemon peel, and the 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Top with chicken breast halves. Pour chicken broth over all.
2. 
Cover; cook on low heat setting for 6 to 6 1/2 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 hours. Remove chicken and cool slightly. Discard rosemary sprig and bay leaves.
3. 
Cut chicken from bone; discard bones. Chop chicken and return to soup along with parsley. Season to taste with additional pepper.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 220, Fat, total (g) 3, chol. (mg) 58, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 20, Monosaturated fat (g) 1, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1, fiber (g) 3, sugar (g) 3, pro. (g) 28, vit. A (IU) 2867, vit. C (mg) 11, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 9, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Folate (g) 48, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0, sodium (mg) 536, Potassium (mg) 553, calcium (mg) 61, iron (mg) 2, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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