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Italian Sausage Wild Rice Soup

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Ingredients

  • 1 lb Hot Italian Chicken Sausage cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 68 cups Chicken Broth (See Notes below)
  • 3 medium Carrots chopped
  • 3 Celery Stalks chopped
  • 1 Sweet Onion chopped
  • 4 Cloves Garlic finely chopped
  • 1 cup uncooked Wild Rice
  • 1 tsp dried Parsley
  • 1 tsp dried Thyme
  • 1 tsp dried Sage
  • 1 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • 2 Tbs EVOO

Instructions

  1. Add EVOO to 6 quart Dutch Oven and heat over med/high heat on stovetop
  2. When oil starts to shimmer, add Carrots, Celery, Onion, and Garlic
  3. Sauté 3-4 minutes
  4. Add Sausage, Wild Rice, Chicken Broth, and seasonings
  5. Simmer on med/low heat for 45 minutes or until rice is fully cooked, stirring often
  6. Enjoy!

Notes

Start with 6 cups of Chicken Broth and add more as needed. I prefer a thicker soup and found that 8 cups was perfect for me. If you like it thinner just add more broth or water.

If you are making this to have leftovers you may need to add more broth or water before reheating. The longer it sits in the fridge, the more liquid the rice will absorb.

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