Quick & Easy Creamy Wild Rice Soup

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by WhoKnew?

This is the quickest, easiest Wild Rice Soup recipe I've ever encountered, and it tastes good, too! Simple to finish on the stovetop, and a perfect warm-up meal for winter. Add spices to suit your family's taste; this is a very basic recipe for a nice, creamy, hearty soup. Prep time includes time to make rice.

Top Review by Maggie in Minnesota

Love this soup though I prefer to sub in 100% wild rice versus the Uncle Ben's. Really good and really quick!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 lb bacon, sliced and cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1 medium onion, minced
  • 2 (10 ounce) cans cream of potato soup
  • 2 (10 ounce) cans cream of celery soup
  • 8 ounces Velveeta cheese (or another 'processed cheese food)
  • 1 quart milk
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 (6 ounce) box Uncle Bens wild rice, already cooked (NOTE ( I have not tried this with the new "Ready Rice" that is out in some markets but it probably)
  • salt & pepper
  • water, as needed, to give desired texture


  2. In large stockpot, brown bacon and onion. Drain bacon grease if desired.
  3. Add all 4 cans of soup, along with all milk.
  4. Stir until ingredients are well-combined and bring to a simmer.
  5. Add Velveeta cheese to simmering mixture; stir until combined & melted.
  6. Add cooked Uncle Bens Wild Rice; stir until combined.
  7. Add salt & pepper to taste, as well as any water, to give desired texture.
  8. Serve hot with crusty bread.

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