Soups

Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

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If you are familiar with Panera and you love it as much as I do you are probably familiar with their creamy chicken and wild rice soup. It is so delicious! Well, here's a healthier way to make it at home and you can eat twice as much because I make it with skim milk instead of heavy cream! It really does taste like the Panera version and it's so simple to make. Feel free to cook your chicken however you want. Sometimes I saute it in a pan, sometimes I roast it and I've even p

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1 T. extra virgin olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 medium carrots, thinly sliced
1 stalk celery, finely diced
4 c. low sodium chicken broth
2 c. water
1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast, cooked (saute, roast, whatever)
1 (4 1/2 oz.) package quick cooking long grain and wild rice with seasoning packet (I used Uncle Ben's)
1/4 c. unsalted butter
1/3 c. all purpose flour
1 t. salt
1/2 t. pepper
2 c. skim milk
Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat and add the garlic, carrots and celery. Saute, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes until the veggies start to soften. Add the broth, water and chicken...
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Nutritions

Calories
348

Sodium
1889mg
78% DV

Fat
32g
49% DV

Protein
16g
32% DV

Carbs
29g
9% DV

Fiber
8g
34% DV