Rating: 4 stars
22 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 12
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 0
  • 22 Ratings

This twist on traditional wild rice soup is quick to prep for the slow cooker and is a hearty, flavorful dinner for any night of the week.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Credit: Jason Donnelly

Recipe Summary

7 hrs
7 hrs 25 mins
25 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a large skillet cook pork over medium heat until no longer pink, using a wooden spoon to break up meat as it cooks; drain off fat.

  • In a 4- to 6-quart slow cooker combine cooked pork, the water, broth, tomatoes, tomato paste, onion, uncooked wild rice, garlic, Italian seasoning, paprika, fennel seeds, black pepper, salt, and crushed red pepper.

  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 7 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 1/2 to 4 hours. Stir spinach into soup.

  • Serve topped with cheese.

Nutrition Facts

272 calories; fat 11g; cholesterol 45mg; saturated fat 5g; carbohydrates 24g; mono fat 5g; poly fat 1g; insoluble fiber 6g; sugars 7g; protein 20g; vitamin a 3498.5IU; vitamin c 15.9mg; thiamin 0.4mg; riboflavin 0.3mg; niacin equivalents 3.8mg; vitamin b6 0.4mg; folate 84.7mcg; vitamin b12 0.3mcg; sodium 632mg; potassium 722mg; calcium 161.5mg; iron 2.7mg.