Chicken and Wild Rice Soup with Goat Cheese

Chicken and Wild Rice Soup with Goat Cheese
This recipe was created by Blakely Molitor, the author of the blog The Husky Life. Blakely is a young lawyer with a passion for all things health and fitness. Blakely uses a mix of her own creations and knowledge from other recipes to create healthy meals everyday. An avid runner, Blakely sees food as a means to fuel her body during exercise, as well as a way to connect with others and show them that healthy eating can be tasty! Check out Blakely on The Husky Life.

Chicken and Wild Rice Soup with Goat Cheese

Chicken and Wild Rice Soup with Goat Cheese

Yields: 8 servings | Serving Size: 1 cup | Calories: 277 | Total Fat: 6.8 g | Saturated Fat: 3.0 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 52 mg | Sodium: 383 mg | Carbohydrates: 30.0 g | Dietary Fiber: 2.8 g | Sugars: 3.7 g | Protein: 24.5 g | SmartPoints: 7 |


  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 1 cup cooked wild rice
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 large yellow onion, diced
  • 1 tbs minced garlic
  • 4-5 small red potatoes, diced
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 cups skim milk
  • 2 tbs flour
  • 1 tbs chopped, fresh rosemary
  • 1/2 tsp salt, plus more for sprinkling chicken
  • 1/2 tsp pepper, plus more for sprinkling chicken
  • 4 ounces soft goat cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper and place in a baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake for 35 minutes, let cool and then chop.
  2. Heat olive oil in a dutch oven over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and sauté until onion begins to soften (about 5 minutes). Add in potatoes and chicken stock and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Add in milk and flour and stir to make sure no clumps of flour exist. Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Add in chicken, rice, salt, pepper and rosemary and continue to simmer for an additional 5 minutes. Stir in goat cheese until melted and completely incorporated. Serves 4.

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2 Comments on "Chicken and Wild Rice Soup with Goat Cheese"

  1. Melinda Blankenhorn  January 21, 2013

    Where can I find the nutritional information for this recipe?

  2. Forrest  February 20, 2014

    you like chicken quite a lot!


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