Elegant Wild Rice Soup
- 2 Tbsp
- 1 Tbsp
- minced onion
- 1/4 c
- 4 c
- chicken broth
- 2 c
- cooked wild rice
- 1/2 tsp
- 1 c
- half and half
- 2 Tbsp
- dry sherry, optional
- parsely flakes for garnish, optional
- 4 oz
- wild rice
- 3 c
WILD RICE PREPARATION
How to Make Elegant Wild Rice Soup
- 1Melt butter. Saute onion until tender. Blend in flour. Gradually add broth.
Cook stirring constantly until thickened slightly.
- 2Stir 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.
- 3Cooking 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.
- 4Alternate cooking method for rice:
Boil hard several minutes, cover and remove from heat. Let set 40-60 minutes. Pour off any excess water.