Turkey, Mushroom & Wild Rice Soup

Turkey, Mushroom & Wild Rice Soup

Yield: 6 servings

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour

Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes

Ingredients:

1 tablespoon olive oil
8 ounces cremini mushrooms, sliced
1 cup chopped onion
4 garlic cloves, minced
6 cups turkey or chicken broth
¾ cup long grain wild rice
1 bay leaf
4 cups cooked turkey, cut into bite-size pieces
¼ cup chopped parsley
Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

1. Heat oil in a large pot or Dutch oven over medium high heat. Add the mushrooms and onions and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, 6 to 7 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for about 1 minute, stirring.

2. Add the broth, rice, and bay leaf, cover and bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to medium low, add the turkey, and simmer until the rice is cooked through and tender, about 45 minutes. Remove and discard bay leaf then stir in parsley, salt and pepper and serve.