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Classic Creamy Wild Rice Soup

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  • Prep Time 40 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 5
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Enjoy this creamy soup made with wild rice and vegetables - ready in 40 minutes.

Ingredients

1/2
cup uncooked wild rice
1 3/4
cups water
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
2
medium stalks celery, sliced (1 cup)
1
medium carrot, coarsely shredded (1/2 cup)
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
small green bell pepper, chopped (1/2 cup)
3
tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
can (14 oz) vegetable broth
1
cup half-and-half
1/3
cup slivered almonds, toasted*
1/4
cup chopped fresh parsley

Directions

  • 1 Cook wild rice in 1 1/4 cups of the water as directed on package.
  • 2 In 3-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add celery, carrot, onion and bell pepper; cook, stirring occasionally, until celery is tender.
  • 3 Stir in flour, salt and pepper. Stir in wild rice, remaining 1/2 cup water and the broth. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 4 Stir in remaining ingredients. Heat just until hot (do not boil).

Expert Tips

Wild rice isn't rice? No, it's an aquatic grass native to North America. The chewy texture of wild rice makes it a perfect meat substitute, but cooked white or brown rice can be used instead.

*To toast the almonds in the microwave, place 1/2 teaspoon vegetable oil and the almonds in a 1- or 2-cup glass measuring cup. Microwave uncovered on High 2 minutes 30 seconds to 3 minutes 30 seconds, stirring every 30 seconds, until light brown.

Creamy Chicken Wild Rice Soup: Add 2 cups chopped cooked chicken with the remaining ingredients in step 4.

Nutrition Information

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