Creamy Mushroom Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

A warm and creamy mushroom, chicken and wild rice soup that is down right one of the best comfort food around!

A warm and creamy mushroom, chicken and wild rice soup that is down right one of the best comfort food around!


Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 pound mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 2 stalks celery, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon thyme, chopped
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup wild rice blend
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken, cooked and diced or shredded
  • 1 cup milk or cream
  • 1 cup parmigiano reggiano (parmesan), grated salt and pepper to taste

Directions
  1. Melt the butter in a pan over medium-high heat, add the mushrooms and onion and cook until the mushrooms have released their liquids and the liquid has evaporated, about 10-15 minutes, before setting aside.
  2. Melt the butter in the pan, add the onions, carrots and celery and cook until tender, about 8-10 minutes.
  3. Mix in the garlic and thyme and cook until fragrant, about a minute.
  4. Add the broth, rice, chicken and mushrooms, bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer until the rice is tender, about 20-30 minutes.
  5. Mix in the milk and cheese and cook until the cheese has melted, before seasoning with salt and pepper to taste.