Turkey Wild Rice Soup is sure to hit every feel-good bone in your body! The flavors are rich and earthy, and the rice just gives it that full-bodied, hearty texture that is sure to fill your tummy up with comfort and warmth.

Turkey Wild Rice Soup

  • Author: Kristina LaRue
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 65 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour 15 mins
  • Yield: 4-6 servings 1x


  • ½ tablespoon butter
  • ¾ cup chopped yellow onion (1 small onion)
  • 1 cup diced mushrooms
  • 1 cup diced carrots
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 32 ounces vegetable broth
  • 1 cup wild rice blend, uncooked
  • 1 pound raw turkey breast cutlets
  • Freshly ground pepper and salt to taste
  • ½ cup half and half
  • ½ cup water


  1. Over medium heat, melt butter in a large pot/saucepan.
  2. Add garlic and onion and cook until aromatic and translucent.
  3. Add carrots and mushrooms and cook until tender, stirring occasionally.
  4. Stir in the bay leaves, broth, and uncooked rice.
  5. Cover and bring to a boil, then reduce heat to a simmer.
  6. Season turkey with pepper and salt, and add to the soup. Replace cover and let simmer for one hour, or until turkey and rice are cooked through.
  7. Remove from heat and pick out bay leaves.
  8. Once safe to handle, remove turkey, shred, and stir back into soup.
  9. Add half and half and water. Stir well, and bring to a simmer.
  10. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  11. Serve warm and enjoy!