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Chicken Wild Rice Chowder

This is comfort food at it's finest, and perfect for that cold weather hump-day to help get you through the rest of the week.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sliced fresh carrots
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) chicken broth
  • 2-2/3 cups cubed cooked chicken breasts
  • 1 package (8.8 ounces) ready-to-serve long grain and wild rice
  • 1/4 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, saute the carrots, onion and celery in butter until tender. Stir in flour until blended; gradually add broth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in the chicken, rice, cream and pepper; heat through.
Nutrition Facts
1-1/3 cups: 371 calories, 12g fat (5g saturated fat), 99mg cholesterol, 1369mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 32g protein.

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