Creamy Wild Rice Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 163.7
  • Total Fat: 12.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 32.6 mg
  • Sodium: 744.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 9.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.9 g
  • Protein: 4.4 g

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Delicious soup to warm you on cold days Delicious soup to warm you on cold days
Number of Servings: 8


    4 cups water
    1/2 tsp salt
    1/2 cup uncooked wild rice
    3 TBS chopped onions
    1/4 cup shredded carrots
    3 TBSP chopped pecans
    4 TBsp butter
    1/3 cup all-purpose flour
    2 cans (14.5 oz each) chicken broth
    1/2 cup diced fully cooked ham
    1/4 tsp pepper
    1 cup half-and-half


In large saucepan, bring water & salt to a boil. Add rice. Reduce heat; cover & simmer for 50-55 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat & let stand for 10 minutes; drain & set aside. In a soup kettle/Dutch oven, saute the onions, carrots, and pecans in butter for 1-2 minutes. Stir in flour until blended. Gradually add broth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat and add ham, pepper, & wild rice. Cover & simmer for 5 minutes or until carrots are tender.
Reduce heat & add cream. Allow to heat through (do NOT boil). Yields 8 servings approx 1 cup each.
Leftovers are even better the next day--just reheat in microwave.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BENDER7.

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  • Can't wait to get to the store to purchase ingredients for this soup, sounds delicious. May toss is a few mushrooms just for a little something extra. - 1/30/10

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