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Minnesota Wild Rice Soup Recipe

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Della Johnson
Added: Monday, December 1, 2008


1/2 cup Minnesota Wild Rice
1 6 oz package Canadian bacon, diced
1 cup milk
4 cups chicken broth
2 carrots, diced
1 Tbsp. flour
2 medium onion, diced
1/4 cup butter, halved
Salt and pepper to taste

Using "Basic Soak Method", prepare rice for recipe. In a stock pot, saute'
onion and carrots in 1/2 butter until vegetables are tender.
Stir in broth, wild rice and milk. Combine flour with remaining butter and
whisk into soup. Cook, stirring constantly, until soup thickens and bubbles.
Add diced Canadian bacon and season with salt and pepper to taste.

Basic Soak Method
Rinse 1/2 cup of rice in a strainer. Soak in 3 cups of water overnight (12 hours). Drain rice. Into 3 cups of fresh water, add rice and 1/2 teaspoon of salt and bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Drain rice. Rice can now be used in any wild rice recipe.

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