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Wild rice slow cooker soup recipe lets you come home to wonderful aromas and a slow cooker filled with scrumptious chicken soup.
Stir together all ingredients except sour cream, flour and almonds in slow cooker.
Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6-8 hours,or High heat setting 4-6 hours or until chicken and rice are tender.
Just before serving, stir together sour cream and flour in small bowl until smooth. If cooking on Low heat setting, increase heat setting to High. Slowly stir sour cream mixture into hot soup mixture, stirring constantly. Cook, stirring occasionally, 6-10 minutes or until soup is thickened and creamy.
To serve, spoon into individual serving bowls. Garnish with sliced almonds, if desired.
Dietary Fiber: 2g
This was so easy to make and more delicious than I had imagined :). I used rotisserie chicken, which cuts the cooking time down. Also adds a woodsy flavor, which blends perfect with the wild rice. I used 2 cans of organic chicken broth and 1 can of vegetable broth. I also only used 1/2 the sour cream. Will definitly be making this again real soon.
Looking forward to it! I have the wild rice, the chicken, the sour cream, the herbs...the everything! Thank you!
When I thicken anything, gravy/stew, I mix the flour in a separate bowl with the liquid from whatever it is that I am cooking. It serves 2 purposes. 1st, by using the hot mixture your meal will not cool down (and flour seems to mix easier with warm liquid) and 2nd, the flavor that you created remains rich-not watered down.
After reading the reviews, I'd offer the suggestion to eliminate any lumpy or curdling issues. Lumps - When you mix the flour & the sour cream, make sure you stir it well - I use a fork to break up any lumps. It also helps to add a little broth from the soup (or milk) to thin the sour cream a bit before you start. (Think of how you make gravy). Curdling - before you add the sour cream/flour mix to the soup, temper it by adding hot broth to it, still well and then add it to the crock pot. I usually add about an equal amount of broth to the sour cream. This starts to bring the sour cream mix up closer to the temp of the soup and will minimize any chance of curdling. You'll also be more successful if you start with room temp sour cream. When I first read the recipe (years ago) I was pretty skeptical about the sour cream/flour mix and almost passed this by. Am most certainly glad I gave it a try - it is so good!
Took this & Oyster Stew to a the New Year's Eve lunch where the mechanical techs in our business eat all the meat & cheese trays the suppliers send. There was Oyster Stew left but this crock pot was licked clean & the guys had nothing but great things to say about it. Rave reviews from these guys means it is a pretty remarkable recipe!
Even with half the liquid (I couldn`t fit the last 3 cans of broth in our cooker when I tried to double the recipe), and it being a bit overcooked so that the wild rice texture was gone , it tasted great! Thanks Land`O`Lakes!
My family enjoyed this soup. I did change it a little. I added Thyme and Parsley. I also added mushrooms and some garlic. I thinned down the sour cream and flour mixture with some chicken broth. This was so tasty. I will be making this again during the winter.
Very simple, very filling, delicious, warming for a cold winter night, love it!
Tasty, but when I added the flour/cream it was a little lumpy
This is one of my families favorite fall recipes! I love the toasted almond slices as garnish and it freezes well for lunches.
The only change I make is to use cooked chicken or turkey as I feel more comfortable that any chance of unsafe cooking is handled that way. I also go a little heavier on the carrots - for the visual appeal. Love this recipe, have made it several times using chicken, turkey and even ham. It is great comfort food!
Very good! I added parsley, garlic salt, a little butter and some black pepper to taste. Keeping this recipe!!
I have made this many times. Make sure to rinse the wild rice first! Haven't had anyone that has not liked this soup! I usually add some herbs (fresh chopped parsley; dill weed). Can use a bit extra flavor. Also, another tip is to add some of the broth to the flour mixture before adding into soup, this makes it blend in easier. Definitely try this soup!
This is an excellent soup. Very creamy and a hearty soup. I have also make this on the stove top by using cooked chicken....Will make this often this winter!
this was a wonderful thick soup that is good to enjoy on a cold day. i had served it with warm rolls and it was delicious
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