Elegant Wild Rice Soup
1 Tbspminced onion
4 cchicken broth
2 ccooked wild rice
1 chalf and half
2 Tbspdry sherry, optional
·parsely flakes for garnish, optional
WILD RICE PREPARATION
4 ozwild rice
How to Make Elegant Wild Rice Soup
- Melt butter. Saute onion until tender. Blend in flour. Gradually add broth.
Cook stirring constantly until thickened slightly.
- 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.
- 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.
- Alternate cooking method for rice:
Boil hard several minutes, cover and remove from heat. Let set 40-60 minutes. Pour off any excess water.