Andrea Cooley January 8, 2010Friday recipe: slow-cooker wild rice soup One of my resolutions for 2010 is to cook more meals in the crock pot. I love coming home on a cold night to a warm meal that’s ready to eat. This recipe sounds especially satisfying for this chilly weekend.What are your New Year’s Resolutions? If eating healthy is on the list, check out this website for nutrition details on more than 500 restaurants. You may be surprised by what you find.Slow-Cooker Wild Rice Soup Prep: 30 minutes Cook: 6 hours on low or 3 hours on high (works well on stove top too) Cool: 15 minutes Stand: 15 minutesIngredients2 medium carrots, peeled and chopped (1 cup) 2 stalks celery, chopped (1 cup) 3/4 cup uncooked wild rice, rinsed and drained 2 cloves of garlic (to taste) 1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup) 1 small sprig fresh rosemary 2 bay leaves 1 teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 3 chicken breast halves with bone (about 2 1/4 pounds total) 3 14-ounce cans reduced-sodium chicken broth 1/2 cup snipped fresh parsley Ground black pepperDirections: In a 4- to 4 1/2-quart slow cooker, combine carrots, celery, wild rice, onion, rosemary, bay leaves, lemon peel, and the 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Top with chicken breast halves. Pour chicken broth over all.Cover; cook on low heat setting for 6 to 6 1/2 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 hours.Remove chicken and cool slightly. Discard rosemary sprig and bay leaves.Cut chicken from bone; discard bones. Chop chicken and return to soup along with parsley. Season to taste with additional pepper.Nutritional Content: Servings Per Recipe 6 (1 1/2-cup) servings Calories 220; total fat 3 g;Recipe from hearthealthyonline.com 4 responses to “Friday recipe: slow-cooker wild rice soup” I, too, need to crack open my crockpot! I’ll have to try this recipe this week.Log in to Reply This is great! I just sent it to my wife and asked her to make it for us this week. Thank you!Log in to Reply thanks for this great recipe. I will give it a try and see how the family likes itLog in to Reply Thanks Andrea, this will be ideal.Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.