The Great Harvest Bread Co.
4 cups chicken broth
2 cups water
2 cooked, boneless chicken breast halves, shredded
1 (6.2 ounce) package Uncle Ben’s fast cooking long grain and wild rice with seasoning packet
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup butter
2 cups heavy cream (you can substitute up to one cup with milk)
1/2 cup chopped onions
1/2 cup chopped carrots
1/2 cup chopped celery
a tbls or two of olive oil
1. Saute the onion, carrots and celery with a little olive oil and garlic.
2. In a large pot over medium heat, combine broth, water, chicken and sauteed vegetables. Bring just to boiling, then stir in rice, reserving seasoning packet. Cover and remove from heat.
3. In a small bowl, combine salt, pepper and flour. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Stir in contents of seasoning packet until mixture is bubbly. Reduce heat to low, then stir in flour mixture by tablespoons, to form a roux. Whisk in cream, a little at a time, until fully incorporated and smooth. Cook until thickened, 5 minutes.
4. Stir cream mixture into broth and rice. Cook over medium heat until heated through, 10 to 15 minutes.
I double this recipe because there are a lot of us and the leftovers are wonderful. Just thin it out with a little milk and it taste just as good as they day you made it.
1 lb Italian Sausage
2 large russet potatoes, sliced in half, and then in 1/4 inch slices
1 large onion, chopped
1/2 bag Oscar Meyer bacon bits
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 cups kale, chopped
2 cans chicken broth
1 quart water
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1. Cook sausage in a 300°F oven for approximately 30 minutes.
2. Drain sausages on paper towels and cut into slices.
3. Place onions, potatoes, chicken broth, water, garlic in pot, and cook on medium heat until potatoes are done.
4. Add sausage and bacon and salt and pepper to taste.
5. Simmer for another 10 minutes.
6. Turn to low heat and add kale and cream.
7. Heat through and serve.
Broccoli & Cheese Soup
1 1/2 cubes butter
2-3 bunches of chopped broccoli
1/2 c. flour
3 14oz. cans chicken broth
2 c. heavy cream
8 oz. Velveeta
1/2 t. salt
2. Heat on high for 3-5 min then stir in flour.
3. Gradually add chicken broth while stirring.
4. Cover and simmer for 10 min.
5. Stir in heavy cream..
6. Carefully (hold lid on blender, the heat WILL pop it off) blend soup and pour back into pot.
7. Heat and add Velveeta.
8. Salt to taste.
(all pictures found at allrecipes.com)
I am a soup fanatic! I will link you up over at my blog, http://www.30minutemartha.com, so I can send people back to these great recipes! The broccoli/cheese just may be on the menu tonight…
mmmm loving all these recipes!!! I hope you'll stop by KatiesCucina.blogspot.com on Friday to link these recipes up!!!
Where do I sign up for this party??
thank you so much for the chicken and wild rice recipe! happy fall to you from me 🙂
I will be making the brocolli soup! Love that!!
Those soups sound delish!!! Thanks for the recipes! 🙂
I think I just gained 12 lbs reading these recipes! The OG's Zuppa is my all time favorite, thanks for sharing the recipe.
EEEEEEKKK, OG Zuppa is my fave, too! Thank you!
also love the olive garden soup, can't wait to try it, thanks!!
stephanie @ Simple Things says
Yum! We just had our 4th baby almost 2 weeks ago, so no pumpkin party this yet, but I'm DEFINITELY remembering this for next year! (And the soups don't have to wait until next year happily!)
ellie g says
Broccoli and cheese soup needs to come to visit me at my house. Seriously. Yummy!
The Bonjour Four says
yummmmm they all look fabulous!! thanks for the recipes!
N @ Cheap Like a Birdie says
Oh my favorite soup at Olive Garden, thank you so much for sharing!!
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How much is a "cube" of butter?
These sound wonderful – thanks!
Julia Fox says
Thanks so much for the zuppa soup recipe, I have been fighting a cold and craving this soup! The closest olive garden is 45 min away.
My family just finished eating the Chicken and Wild Rice – YUMMY!! Even the kids liked it.
I love soup and these recipes sound so good. The first one I am trying is the Zuppa Toscano. My family loves it! Thanks for sharing so much awesomeness!
xo Susi xo
I was wonder that too. How much is a cube of butter?
We love this recipe for the Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice Soup. I shared your post with my readers here: http://pinkiefae.blogspot.com/2011/03/pinkies-picks-march-1-2011.html
mom of three says
Awesome creamy chicken and wild rice soup the flavors are wonderful. The cheesy broccoli soup is just as good.
What do you mean when you say 1-1/2 cubes of butter, how much is that?
Jodie & Jen says
That would be 12 tablespoons. 🙂