Sunday, December 11, 2011

Wild Rice Soup

This recipe is in my sister's Better Homes and Gardens book. It's sooo amazing.

Wild Rice Soup

2 T butter or margarine
2 stalks celery, diced (1 cup)
1 carrot, shredded (1 cup)
1 onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1 green pepper, chopped (1/2 cup)
3 T flour
1/4 tsp pepper
1 1/2 cup cooked wild rice
1 cup water
1 can (10 1/2 oz) chicken broth
1 cup half & half
1/3 cup slivered almonds, toasted
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
2 cups cooked, cubed turkey or chicken

1. Melt butter in large pot. Cook celery, carrot, onion, and pepper in butter for 4 minutes, stirring occasionally until tender.
2. Stir in flour and pepper. Stir in wild rice, water, and broth. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat. Cover and simmer 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
3. Stir in half-and-half, almonds, and parsley. Heat just until hot (do not boil or soup may curdle).

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