Curried Wild Rice and Squash Soup


Yummy curried wild rice and squash soup.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
4 servings


  • 1 cup uncooked wild rice

  • 3 cups water

  • 2 ½ pounds butternut squash - peeled, seeded, and cubed

  • 2 ½ cups chicken broth

  • ½ cup orange juice

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 1 medium onion, chopped

  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped

  • 1 ½ teaspoons curry powder

  • 1 ¼ teaspoons salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. In a pot, bring the wild rice and water to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer 45 minutes.

  2. Place the squash in a medium pot with enough water to cover, and bring to a boil. Cook 15 minutes, or until tender. Drain, return to the pot, and mash. Mix in the chicken broth and orange juice.

  3. Melt the butter in a skillet over medium heat, and saute the onion and garlic until tender. Season with the curry powder. Reduce heat to low, and continue cooking about 12 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  4. In a blender or food processor, blend the squash and broth with the onion and garlic mixture until smooth. Return to the medium pot, mix in the cooked wild rice, and cook until heated through. Season with salt and pepper to serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

309 Calories
7g Fat
61g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 309
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 8%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 784mg 34%
Total Carbohydrate 61g 22%
Dietary Fiber 8g 30%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 78mg 388%
Calcium 157mg 12%
Iron 3mg 17%
Potassium 1222mg 26%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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