Wild Rice Soup

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Wild Rice Soup

Yield: 6 servings

Prep Time: 15 min

Cook Time: 25 min

Ingredients:

6 tablespoons salted butter
1/2 cup yellow onion, finely diced
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
3 cups low-sodium chicken broth
2 cups cooked wild rice
1/3 cup diced ham
1/2 cup finely shredded carrots
3 ounces fresh mushrooms, sliced
1/3 cup finely sliced celery
3 tablespoons slivered almonds
salt and pepper, to taste
1 cup half and half
3 tablespoons dry sherry or dry white wine
fresh parsley or chives for garnish

Directions:

1. Melt butter in large skillet. Saute onion until softened, and then whisk in flour. Gradually stir in broth. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until it comes to a boil. Boil and stir 1 minute. Stir in rice, ham, carrots, mushrooms, celery, almonds, salt, and pepper.

2. Simmer until all ingredients are tender. Blend in half & half and sherry. Heat to desired serving temperature and serve with parsley as garnish.

Tips:

*This recipe freezes well.

Source: RecipeGirl.com