Vegan Wild Rice Soup

So simple and easy to make, this Wild Rice Soup will warm anyone up even on the coldest of days! This vegan-friendly soup comes to us from Sarah of @WellandFull in partnership with USA Rice.

Overhead view of a hand holding a bowl full of Wild Rice Soup with big pieces of carrot and celery exposed

Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
45 min


  • 2 cups wild rice
  • 1 cup carrots, diced
  • ½ white  onion, diced
  • add neutral vegetable oil
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup fire-roasted tomatoes, diced
  • ¼ teaspoon  ground turmeric
  • ½ teaspoon  black pepper
  • Season with salt to preferred taste
  • 1 teaspoon  apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon  maple syrup
  • for serving  kale or parsley, chopped


  1. Bring a pot to medium heat. Add in the diced carrots, celery, and white onion with a drizzle of a neutral vegetable oil. Sauté for about 10 minutes, until the onion is translucent and softened.
  2. Then, add in the vegetable broth, tomatoes, turmeric, black pepper, salt, apple cider vinegar, and maple syrup. Stir well. 
  3. Simmer soup, covered, for 30 minutes, until vegetables are completely soft. 
  4. When done simmering, add in the cooked US Grown wild rice. Taste, and adjust seasonings if necessary.
  5. Serve with chopped kale or parsley, if desired.