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Wild rice & turkey soup
Photo credit : Cindy Boyce

Wild rice & turkey soup

Wild rice & turkey soup
Photo credit : Cindy Boyce
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A heartwarming soup to keep warm during the cold winter days. It’s so comforting, and a great way to use up your turkey leftovers. Use the turkey broth and it will be all the more delicious.

  • Serves4 to 6
  • Prep time20 min
  • Cook time50 min
  • Timeout30 mins
  • FreezingFreezes well


  • 2 tablespoons of butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cup of turnip, peeled and diced
  • 1 cup of carrots, peeled and diced
  • 1 cup of celery, diced
  • 6 cups of chicken (or turkey) broth
  • 2 cups of turkey, cooked and pulled apart
  • 1 cup of wild rice
  • 2 of laurel leaves
  • 1/4 cup of freshly Italian parsley, chopped
  • Salt & pepper, as preferred


  1. 1. Melt the butter in a pot on medium heat, then brown the vegetables for 10 minutes.
  2. Add the broth, turkey, wild rice and laurel leaves. Bring to a boil then reduce heat and simmer for 40 minutes to cook the rice.
  3. Add the parsley, season generously and serve.



Tips & tricks

This recipe can be made with any kind of rice, simply adjust the cooking time accordingly. Keeps for 5 days in the refrigerator. Can be frozen for 3 months.



Recipe published on August 19, 2018