Creamy Wild Rice Soup with Maple Bacon
For an even quicker prep time, substitute 10 ounces chopped, roasted turkey for the chicken and omit step 1. Add the turkey in step 5.Serve a simple side salad with the soup for a complete meal. Divide 6 cups torn romaine lettuce among 6 salad plates. Top evenly with 3/4 cup purchased whole wheat croutons, 1/2 cup purchased shredded carrots, and 1/3 cup finely shredded Parmesan cheese. Drizzle with 1/2 cup purchased reduced-calorie salad dressing (such as Caesar, ranch, or balsamic vinaigrette)By using lower-sodium, lower-fat bacon instead of regular bacon, you will save 2 grams of fat and 115 mg sodium per serving of soup.One serving of this soup provides 101% of your daily needs of Vitamin A, most of which comes from the butternut squash.