This recipe for Gluten Free Turkey Wild Rice Soup is the perfect recipe for Thanksgiving leftovers. I usually make this when the mashed potatoes, gravy and other sides have run out, or the weekend following Thanksgiving. I have a dairy sensitivity so I usually use oat milk, rather than cows milk and it blends in well. This recipe is not only easy, but really warming on the cold November days.

Gluten Free Turkey Wild Rice Soup Recipe

8 T Butter or ghee – separated
1 large Onion – diced
2 1/2 C Turkey – chopped
3 C Wild rice – cooked
1 C Carrots – grated or sliced into matchsticks
1 C Gluten free flour there are so many good options, I’ve attached a link for you to a few
2 C Milk or milk alternative (For a non-dairy version, use oat milk or another alternative you like)
8 C Turkey Bone Broth or chicken stock, I like Imagine Chicken Stock, its free of sugar, and gluten
Redmond’s Real Salt and Pepper to taste


1. In a large stainless steel pot, sauté onion and carrots in 3T of butter until tender.
2. Add turkey, pre-cooked wild rice, salt and pepper to the pot.
3. In a separate deep sauté pan, melt remaining butter, then slowly add flour whisking the whole time, until combined and bubbly, creating a roux.
4. Then slowly add turkey or chicken stock to the roux, one cup at a time whisking until fully combined and smooth.
5. Add this mixture to the large stock pot with onion, carrots, turkey and rice.
6. Stir to combine. 
7. Add milk and stir to combine.
8. Simmer on low/medium to heat through and serve this warm yumminess!

And if you need some help brainstorming how to do a Gluten Free Thanksgiving Dinner. Be sure and check out my Planning a Gluten Free Thanksgiving Dinner blog post.

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