Wild Rice and Turkey Soup

This Thanksgiving re-mix made with Minute® Rice is perfect if you are craving a dinner-worthy soup that’s quick and easy to make.

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Wild Rice and Turkey Soup

Cooking time PREP TIME 5 mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 3 mins
Servings SERVES 1
Ready in TOTAL TIME 8 mins
Cooking time
PREP TIME 5 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 3 mins
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  • 1 cup Minute® Ready to Serve Brown & Wild Rice
  • 1/3 cup leftover turkey stuffing
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/3 cup leftover roast turkey, shredded
  • 1/3 cup leftover turkey gravy
  • 1/3 cup leftover Thanksgiving dinner vegetables, chopped


  • If you are looking for a quick and easy mid-week soup fix then you have found the perfect recipe!

    Step 1

  • Heat rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Scoop 1/2-inch round balls of stuffing onto a microwave-safe dish. Microwave on HIGH for 45-60 secs, or until heated through; set aside.

    Step 3

  • Stir together water, turkey, gravy and vegetables in a microwave-safe bowl. Cover with plastic wrap, pulling back a small area for venting. Microwave on HIGH, stirring once during the cooking, for 60-90 secs, or until boiling and heated through.

    Step 4

  • Stir rice into soup and top with stuffing dumplings.

    Recipe Tips

    Substitute water with turkey broth or chicken broth, if preferred.

    Substitute leftover turkey dinner vegetables with frozen vegetables, if needed.

Leftover Ideas, International Style

Despite the fact that Thanksgiving is a North American holiday, there is no reason why you can’t utilize your leftover turkey and Minute® Rice to make some of your favorite Asian or Mexican dishes with a Thanksgiving twist. This Turkey Fried Rice is just as delicious as its chicken or pork counterparts and makes perfect use of any turkey and corn you may have leftover. Make it with Minute® Jasmine Rice, and you’ve got a delicious lunch or dinner that’s ready in only minutes. 

Enchiladas anyone? You probably haven’t thought of putting a Thanksgiving spin on this Mexican classic, but we have to admit that these Turkey Enchiladas are a delectable way to use up those leftovers. All you need to make a great new dish is turkey, gravy, stuffing, and cranberry sauce. Simply fill and roll up your preferred corn or wheat tortillas after warming them up. 

Dessert Ideas

Have leftover cranberry sauce? Then you’re one step closer to our next leftover suggestion. This recipe for Jasmine Rice and Dried Cranberry Cookies makes use of that extra sauce for a tasty treat you can enjoy fresh out of the oven, or freeze for later.


Our Kale, Turkey, and Brown Rice Salad with Cranberry Dressing uses tart, delicious cranberry sauce as an ideal dressing. You’ll be astonished at how delicious this salad is! With a robust base of Minute® Brown Rice, crunchy greens, and some additional protein from leftover turkey, it has a tempting assortment of autumnal hues and flavors.

You can also try this healthy and energizing Thanksgiving Salad with Arugula, Rice, and Quinoa. This recipe is a wonderful complement to your Thanksgiving table or a light dinner to enjoy with leftovers because it is made with autumnal ingredients like butternut squash, dried cranberries, and lush arugula.


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