Turkey and Wild Rice Soup

By Team Turkey
Culinary Setting
Meal Type
Leftovers, Soup, Stew, Chili
50 MIN

About this Dish

This Turkey and Wild Rice Soup recipe will feed a crowd! Perfect for a cold day, a bowl of this soup will warm you up from the inside out. Leftover turkey works well in this dish.

Cooking Style
Cooked Turkey
Dish Type
Soup, Stew, Chili


2 c uncooked wild rice

1/2 c olive oil

4 large sweet onions, peeled and finely chopped

6 medium carrots, peeled and finely diced

8 medium celery spears, finely diced

2 qt turkey stock

2 bay leaves

2 bunches thyme, picked and lightly chopped

3-1/2 to 4 lbs cooked turkey, medium dice

1 bunch flat leaf parsley, cleaned and chopped

Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


Bring 3 quarts water to a boil, stir in wild rice. Bring back to a boil and reduce heat to a simmer until rice is cooked.

Heat oil in a sauté pan and sauté onion in the oil. When onion is about half cooked, add celery and carrot. Stir in thyme and continue to cook for about 3 minutes.

Add cooked rice, bay leaf and turkey stock. Bring to a boil and immediately reduce heat to a simmer. Simmer for 10 minutes.

Add cooked turkey and simmer gently for 5 to 10 minutes.

To finish the soup, add parsley, salt and pepper to taste.

Nutrition Facts

270 Total Calories

80 Calories from Fat

8 g Total Fat

12 % Daily Total Fat

1 g Saturated Fat

8 % Daily Saturated Fat

85 g Cholesterol

28 % Daily Cholesterol

530 mg Sodium

22 % Daily Sodium

20 g Total Carbohydrates

7 % Daily Total Carbohydrates

3 g Dietary Fiber

12 % Daily Dietary Fiber

3 g Sugars

29 g Protein

50 % Daily Protein

15 % Daily Vitamin C

6 % Daily Calcium

15 % Daily Iron