Here at BulbHead, we love quick and easy dinner recipes. Dinner is all about spending time with your family and enjoying a good, nutritious meal. During the work week though, it can be hard to find the time to food shop, prep, and not to mention actually cook your meal. Everyone has chicken in their freezer; today we'll be sharing a quick and easy dinner recipe that's perfect for transitioning into the fall.
Soups make a great meal when the weather starts cooling off and you need some comfort food. Plus, you can use what you have on hand, which saves you a trip to the grocery store. This recipe yields 6-8 servings which will feed a large family, or you'll have extras for lunch! Get creative and add whatever veggies you'd like to make it extra delicious. Serve with a side of crunchy bread and dinner is served.
Chicken and Wild Rice Soup
1/2 cup butter
3/4 cup flour
2 5-ounce cans evaporated milk
2 15-ounce cans chicken stock
2 cups water
2 cups chopped or shredded chicken
1 package instant long grain wild rice
1 teaspoon seasoned salt
1. Add the butter to a large soup pot. Heat on medium low. When butter is melted, stir in the flour, stir until smooth.
2. Add the cream and stir until well combined. Add the stock, water, chicken, rice, and seasoning.
3. Cover and cook for 15 minutes, until rice is cooked through.
4. Serve hot.
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