Slow cooker chicken wild rice soup is easy to make, and so comforting! This simple gluten free recipe is just right for an easy winter meal.
Remember how I said it’s been chilly here in Michigan lately? Well, this weekend it was even chillier, and wet, and grey. Total soup weather. And, total slow cooker weather, because those are the conditions that make me too sleepy to stand over a stove and cook something. Since I’m still in the middle of my 31 Days of Comfort Food, I thought a cozy slow cooker chicken wild rice soup would be nice.
This was a really easy recipe to put together…probably a good thing, because usually you break out the chicken soup when someone is sick, right? I used a wild rice blend that included red and white quinoa, but you could use any rice that you like.
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Slow Cooker Chicken Wild Rice Soup.
A warming slow cooker chicken wild rice soup recipe that's allergy friendly! Top 8 allergen free recipe.
Turn the slow cooker on high. Heat the oil in the slow cooker and add the onions and celery, give a stir and let it soften for a few minutes.
Add the chicken, carrots, rice, broth, and seasonings. Make sure the rice is covered with broth.
Cook on high for 2 hours, then on low for 4 hours. Or you can cook on low for 8 hours if you are going to be gone all day.
Open the slow cooker and shred the chicken with a fork, it should be falling apart at this point. Add more salt and pepper to taste.
Serve with crackers or bread.
Enjoy this slow cooker chicken wild rice soup with:
- crackers or bread
- a green salad
- fresh baked vegan breadsticks
Enjoy with bread or crackers! I made a batch of my gluten free crackers, of course.
This is the perfect soup recipe to enjoy on a cold day, and it’s perfect for those with food intolerances, since it’s gluten free and dairy free!