Wild rice is a whole-grain and a healthier option than white rice. This soup is hearty and perfect on a cold winter day.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Serving Size: about 1 cup
2 teaspoons trans-fat free margarine
1 medium onion, diced
2 carrots, diced
2 celery stalks, diced
1 cup white mushrooms, diced
44 ounces fat-free, reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 cup water
¼ teaspoon thyme, dried
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
¼ teaspoon salt (optional)
1 tablespoon corn starch
1 tablespoon cold water
1 cup wild rice
2 cups cooked chicken, diced
MAKE IT GLUTEN-FREE: You can purchase gluten-free chicken broth and verify the spices are gluten-free, and this dish can be gluten-free.
Photo: Chicken and Wild Rice Soup. PNC Photography, Photographer: Peter Papoulakos.
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