Hearty chicken and wild rice soup that is made in the slow cooker! This simple soup is always a hit!
3carrotspeeled and chopped
1cupuncooked wild ricerinsed and drained
Salt and black pepperto taste
4boneless skinless chicken breastsabout 2 pounds
10cupslow-sodium chicken broth
1/4cupchopped fresh parsley
In a 6 quart slow cooker, combine onion, carrots, celery, garlic, wild rice, bay leaves, thyme, salt, and pepper. Top with chicken breast halves. Add the chicken broth.
Place the lid on the slow cooker and cook on low heat setting for 6 to 6 1/2 hours or on high-heat setting about 3 1/2 hours. Carefully remove chicken and shred with two forks. Return to the slow cooker and stir. Remove the bay leaves. Add the parsley and season with additional salt and pepper, to taste.