Chicken, Wild Rice & Leek Soup

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Chicken, Wild Rice & Leek Soup

Looking for the ultimate comfort soup to warm your soul up this Winter while still maintaining that New Years Resolution of trying to eat healthy? Well, here you go!

  • Author: Everyday Gourmet with Blakely

Ingredients

  • Oil
  • 2 stalks celery, diced
  • 1 leek, sliced
  • 2 carrots, peeled and diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup wild rice, cooked according to package directions
  • 1 can (13.5 ounces) Lite coconut milk
  • 4 cups shredded rotisserie chicken
  • 1 bag (6 oz) fresh baby spinach
  • Lemon juice
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Instructions

  1. First thing you want to do is cook the wild rice according to the package directions. Set aside
  2. In a heavy bottomed pot heat up oil over medium high heat
  3. Add in the celery, leek, carrots, a pinch of salt and pepper. Cook until sautéed, about 5 minutes
  4. Add the minced garlic and lemon zest and cook until fragrant, another minute
  5. Add in the chicken stock, cooked wild rice, and coconut milk. Let it simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally
  6. Once cooked add in the cooked chicken, fresh baby spinach, and season to your liking with salt and pepper. Cook for a few minutes, until all of the spinach is wilted
  7. Ladle into bowls, give it a big squeeze of lemon juice on top, and serve! You won’t even believe how delicious this soup is. You’ll want to make it all of the time. Enjoy!

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