Dawn Lungstrom Recipe

Elegant Wild Rice Soup

By Dawn Lungstrom emit1961


I first made this October 30, 1984 for the Byerly's. It can be made with these additions: 1/2 cup minced ham, or 3 T. slivered almonds, or 1/2 cup chopped, cooked chicken.


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Serves:
6-7 cups
Prep Time:
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Ingredients

2 Tbsp
butter
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1 Tbsp
minced onion
1/4 c
flour
4 c
chicken broth
2 c
cooked wild rice
1/2 tsp
salt
1 c
half and half
2 Tbsp
dry sherry, optional
parsely flakes for garnish, optional
WILD RICE PREPARATION
4 oz
wild rice
3 c
water
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Directions Step-By-Step

1
Melt butter. Saute onion until tender. Blend in flour. Gradually add broth.
Cook stirring constantly until thickened slightly.
2
Stir in cooked rice. See directions below for cooking rice.

Simmer 5 minutes. Blend in half & half and sherry. Heat to serving tempurature.

DO NOT Boil.
May add ham, slivered almonds or cooked chicken at this point if desired.
3
Cooking Rice:
Rinse and drain rice in colander. Put in large sauce pan and add water, bring to a boil and simmer, covered for 40-50 minutes or until rice is tender and has mostly opened, but not mushy.
4
Alternate cooking method for rice:
Boil hard several minutes, cover and remove from heat. Let set 40-60 minutes. Pour off any excess water.

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