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Wild rice soup in a bowl with a spoon.

Freezer Meal Wild Rice Soup

  • Author: Lindsay
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x


Freezer Meal Wild Rice Soup! Just freeze in a bag and add to the Instant Pot. So creamy and simple. Perfect for fall/winter nights!


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  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 8 ounces mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cup uncooked wild rice (the REAL stuff, not a blend)
  • 4 cups vegetable or chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon each rubbed sage and dried thyme
  • 1 lb. chicken breasts (optional)


  • 5 medium carrots, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 stalks celery chopped


  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 1 teaspoon umami mushroom seasoning
  • 12 tablespoons sherry


INSTANT POT: From frozen, 45 minutes on high pressure + 10 minutes natural release. After 45 minutes, release steam from Instant Pot and add carrots, garlic, and celery to the pot. Cook for 10 more minutes on high pressure. 

SLOW COOKER: From frozen, 4 hours on high. For the last 1-2 hours, add carrots, garlic, and celery.

FINAL STEP: Melt butter, whisk in flour, whisk in milk until creamy and thick. Add to the soup. Add extra water to thin to desired consistency. Finish with a sprinkle of umami seasoning and a drizzle of sherry.

  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 45 mins
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Pressure Cook
  • Cuisine: American

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