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Turkey (or Chicken) and Wild Rice Soup

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This Holiday season, I have teamed up with Teflon® brand with “Seasons to Celebrate”. From now until December 18, Teflon® brand has teamed with Farberware® to focus on quick and easy holiday entertaining like today’s recipe for turkey (or chicken) and wild rice soup .

They are doing themed weeks that include fun family-friendly and easy ways to celebrate the holidays. This weeks theme is Last-Minute Holiday Side Dishes/Holiday Leftovers. I am helping out by sharing a tasty way to use up your leftover Thanksgiving or Christmas turkey. If you don’t have leftovers, you can always use chicken.

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This turkey (or chicken) and wild rice soup is simple and tasty. I got the recipe from a friend but then ended up changing it a little bit to better suit my tastes. It is that perfect comfort food that we all crave as the weather gets chilly. Plus, it’s a good way to use up those holiday leftovers.

Throughout the #SeasonstoCelebrate with Teflon® brand , you can visit the  “Celebrate the Seasons” Facebook tab or go to Farberware®’s website to enter their fun sweepstakes.

Farberware® will randomly draw giveaway winners 2 more times – once for each of the featured holiday time periods:
  • Thanksgiving – 11/30
  • Christmas – 12/18

Each giveaway will award one grand prize winner and three bonus prize winners. The Grand Prize being Farberware Dishwasher Safe Nonstick 12-Piece Set coated with Teflon® nonstick coating and the Bonus Prize of a Farberware Dishwasher Safe Nonstick Jumbo Cooker. I will also be hosting a giveaway of a 12-piece cookware set in December. So be on the look out for your chance to enter that here too!

I absolutely love the Farberware nonstick set that I have! Believe me, who every wins these prizes with be so happy to use their set in their kitchen. I love how easy they are to clean up.

In addition to the sweepstakes, the Teflon® brand will be creating fun Pinterest boards, running bi-weekly themed Facebook and Twitter giveaways, creating an interactive “mix and match” virtual Facebook application and hosting a Twitter party. So fun activities will happening on Teflon® brand’s and Farberware’s Facebook and social pages! So check them out for more opportunities.

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Turkey (or Chicken) and Wild Rice Soup

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  • 2 4.3 oz boxes Rice-A-Roni long grain & wild rice
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 1 large onion diced
  • 1 ½ cups diced carrots
  • 1 cup water
  • ¾ cup butter
  • ¾ cups flour
  • 1 14 oz cans chicken broth
  • 2 cups half and half
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 chicken bouillon cubes
  • 3 cups diced turkey or chicken
  • salt
  • pepper


  • In a large sauce pan, cook packages of rice according to package directions.
  • In a dutch oven sized pot, add celery, onion, and carrots. Cook until vegetables are tender. Remove from pot and set aside.
  • In that same pot you cooked the vegetables in, melt butter. Then whisk in flour. Once whisked together slow whisk in the chicken broth, half and half, and milk.
  • In a small bowl, dissolve the bouillon cubes in a half cup hot water. Then whisk into the creamy mixture.
  • Then add the cooked rice, cooked vegetables, and turkey to the soup. Add salt and pepper to taste. Cook until well heated. Makes 12 servings.
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