Recipes

Wild Rice Soup

Ingredients:

6 Tablespoons butter

1 Tablespoons minced onion

1/2 cup flour

3 cups chicken broth (store bought or home-made)

2 cups cooked wild rice (cook before making soup and measure before!!!)

1/2 tsp kosher salt

1 cup half and half

2 tablespoons dry sherry (optional)

snipped parsley or chives

Directions:

Melt butter in saucepan.  Add onion and saute until tender.  Blend in flour and gradually stir in broth.  Cook, stirring constantly until mixture comes to a boil – about 5 minutes.  Blend in half and half and sherry; heat to serving temperature.  Garnish with parsley or chives.

Makes about 5 1/2 cups

Variations:

Add 1/3 cup minced ham, 1/3 cup finely shredded carrot, and 3 Tablespoons chopped slivered almonds with rice and salt.