Mr. Food: Chicken & Wild Rice Soup

March 4, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
The convenience of our supermarket rotisserie chicken makes for a wonder soul-soothing Chicken & Wild Rice Soup. This homemade comfort in a bowl can be on your table in no time!

6 servings

2 tablespoons olive oil
1 small onion, chopped
1 cup shredded carrots
5 cups water
1 (6.2-ounce) package fast-cooking long-grain and wild rice mix, seasoning packet reserved
1 (10-ounce) package frozen chopped broccoli
2 cups chopped cooked rotisserie chicken
1 (8-ounce) loaf pasteurized prepared cheese product, cubed
1 (10-3/4-ounce) can cream of chicken soup, undiluted

  1. Heat oil in a soup pot over medium heat. Add onion and carrots, and sauté 5 minutes.
  2. Add water, seasoning packet from the rice, plus the broccoli, and chicken. Bring to a boil then stir in rice; reduce heat, cover, and cook 5 minutes.
  3. Add cheese and soup; cook, stirring constantly, 5 minutes, or until cheese melts. Serve immediately.