Creamy Wild Rice Mushroom Soup

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Creamy Wild Rice Mushroom Soup is the definition of consolation meals! You’ll return for bowl and after bowl of this hearty but wholesome soup.

creamy mushroom and wild rice soup in a bowl with crostini

This previous weekend was crammed with all of the meaty meats – oof! To rejoice the return of faculty soccer on Saturday (WOO!) Ben slapped a minimum of 15lbs of hen onto the smoker (can verify there may be virtually no higher meals on the planet than smoked then Air Fried Hen Wings – drool.) On Sunday I made gradual braised beef tacos which made sufficient to feed an precise small military.

Translation: I wanted one thing hearty but wholesome, and most undoubtedly meat free, for lunch at this time. Creamy Wild Rice Mushroom soup delivered!

overhead photo of a bowl of wild rice mushroom soup with crostini and a side salad

Talking of, I want I may ship an enormous bowl of this thick and creamy wild rice soup to you as a result of it’s so, so scrumptious! It tastes like a bowl of soup you’d get from a neighborhood deli or cafe, is full of greens and wholesome entire grains, and reheats like a dream. Make an enormous pot on the weekend then scoop into particular person containers for wholesome, simple lunches all week lengthy.

Creamy But No Cream Wanted

A base of deeply caramelized garlicky mushrooms and sauteed greens are simmered with wealthy hen inventory and a wild rice-brown rice mix, then thickened barely with a mixture of milk and flour. Wealthy and creamy however there isn’t a drop of cream in sight – I’ve made this mushroom soup with 2%, skim, and unsweetened almond milk with completely scrumptious outcomes.

What Form of Mushrooms to Use

I like utilizing cremini mushrooms, additionally known as “child bella” mushrooms, on this wild rice mushroom soup as a result of they caramelize fantastically and the sliced brown caps seems to be fairly bobbing in every bowl, however white button mushrooms work simply as properly too.

Enjoyable reality: Cremini mushrooms are simply the marginally older “teenager” model of white button mushrooms! Actually you should use no matter sort of mushrooms you want, or perhaps a mix. Shiitake mushrooms could be scrumptious.

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I wish to serve every bowl with a contemporary facet salad and crispy crostini for dunking into the wealthy broth so I don’t waste a drop. Able to dive in?!

bowl of thick and cozy creamy wild rice mushroom soup

The best way to Make This Recipe

Begin by melting butter in a big soup pot over medium-high warmth – I like my large bubba 7.25 quart Dutch Oven so the mushrooms don’t grow to be over crowded.

As soon as melted, add sliced mushrooms then saute till they launch their liquid, the liquid cooks off, and the mushrooms begin to flip golden brown, 10 minutes. Add minced garlic and loads of salt then proceed to saute till the mushrooms flip deep golden brown and are barely dry/cheesy.

garlic butter mushrooms sauteing in a soup pot

Scoop the mushrooms right into a bowl or plate then put aside…and check out to not eat them ALL!

garlic butter mushrooms in a prep bowl

Flip the warmth right down to medium then soften a bit extra butter within the pot and add chopped carrots, celery, and shallots or onion. Season with salt, pepper, and dried thyme then saute till the greens grow to be tender, 8-10 minutes.

I are inclined to get a bit impatient when ready for carrots, particularly, to melt, so I place the lid on prime for the final 5 minutes or so of cooking to hurry the softening course of up.

fresh vegetables sauting in butter in a soup pot

As soon as the greens are tender, add a wild-brown rice mix to the pot, together with the cooked mushrooms.

a cup of wild rice being added to a pot of soup

As at all times, I select Lundberg model rice for all my rice-related wants. Please notice that this can be a brown rice wild rice BLEND vs being straight wild rice, or straight brown rice.

a bag of lundberg wild rice

Add hen inventory then flip the warmth as much as excessive to convey to a boil, place a lid on prime, after which flip warmth right down to low and simmer till the rice is tender, 45-60 minutes, stirring sometimes.

wild rice mushroom soup in a soup pot

Final step is to stream in milk (any sort – I like 2%) thickened with a little bit of gluten free flour (or AP flour in the event you don’t have to eat GF) then stir and simmer for 10 extra minutes.

creamy wild rice and mushroom soup in a soup pot

Let the Creamy Wild Rice Mushroom Soup sit off the warmth for 20 minutes or so to thicken and funky – really you may style the flavour SO significantly better when it’s not screaming scorching! – then add extra salt and pepper if needed. Scoop into bowls then serve with a facet salad or crispy crostini. I hope you LOVE this cozy, hearty soup recipe – take pleasure in!

a spoon taking a bit of wild rice mushroom soup

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Creamy Wild Rice Mushroom Soup

Description

Creamy Wild Rice Mushroom Soup is the definition of consolation meals! You’ll return for bowl and after bowl of this hearty but wholesome soup.

Elements

  • 1/4 cup butter, divided
  • 1lb mushrooms, thinly sliced (I like cremini/child bellas)
  • 3 cloves garlic, pressed or minced
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 small carrots, finely chopped (1 cup)
  • 2 celery stalks, thinly sliced
  • 1 massive shallot or small onion, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 cup wild-brown rice mix (I like Lundberg Farms)
  • 6 cups hen inventory
  • 3 Tablespoons gluten free flour (or AP flour in the event you needn’t eat GF)
  • 1 cup milk, any sort

Instructions

  1. Warmth a big soup pot or Dutch Oven (I like my 7.25 quart Le Creuset Enameled Dutch Oven) over medium-high warmth. As soon as scorching, add 2 Tablespoons butter and permit to soften. Add mushrooms then stir to coat in butter and saute till the mushrooms launch their liquid, the liquid cooks off, they usually start to show golden brown, 8-10 minutes, stirring typically and turning the warmth down barely if they start to burn. Add garlic and season with salt then proceed to saute till the mushrooms are deep golden brown and grow to be dry/cheesy, 7-8 extra minutes. Scoop right into a bowl or plate then put aside.
  2. Flip warmth right down to medium then soften remaining 2 Tablespoons butter in pot. Add carrots, celery, and shallot/onion then stir to coat in butter and season with salt and pepper. Saute till tender, 8-10 minutes, inserting a lid on prime of the pot to hurry up the softening course of if the greens are taking a very long time to cook dinner. Add dried thyme then saute for 1 extra minute.
  3. Add rice, hen inventory, and cooked mushrooms into the pot then stir to mix. Flip warmth as much as excessive to convey combination to a boil then place a lid on prime, flip warmth right down to low, and simmer till rice is tender, 45-60 minutes (relying on the model you utilize), stirring sometimes.
  4. In a small dish, whisk collectively flour and 1/4 cup milk till easy. Add remaining 3/4 cup milk then stir to mix, after which stream combination into soup and stir properly. Simmer, uncovered, for 10 extra minutes. Take away pot from warmth then let sit and thicken for 20 minutes. Style and add further salt and pepper if needed then scoop into bowls and serve.

Notes

  • Use vegetable broth, vegan butter, and non dairy milk like unsweetened almond milk to make this recipe vegetarian/vegan.

This recipe is courtesy of Iowa Woman Eats, http://iowagirleats.com.

photo collage of creamy wild rice mushroom soup

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