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Elegant Wild Rice Soup Recipe

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This recipe for Elegant Wild Rice Soup, by , is from GENOVA FAMILY COOKBOOK, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Marilyn Carlson
Added: Monday, September 21, 2009


Wild Rice Basic Cooking Method:
1 cup wild rice (approximately. ¼ lb)
4 cups water
1 tsp salt

6 tbsp butter
½ cup finely grated carrots
1 tbsp minced onion
3 tbsp chopped slivered almonds
½ cup flour
½ tsp salt
3 cups chicken broth
1 cup half and half
2 cups cooked wild rice -
minced parsley or chives
1/3 cup minced ham

Cooking Wild Rice:
Rinse wild rice under running water using a strainer. Place wild rice in a heavy saucepan with salt and water. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, covered, until kernels are open and tender but not mushy (45-55 min). Drain excess liquid.

Melt butter in saucepan; sauté onion until tender. Blend in flour; gradually add broth. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil; boil 1 min. Stir in rice, ham, carrots, almonds and salt; simmer about 5 min. Blend in half and half; heat to serving temperature. Garnish with minced parsley or chives.
Makes 6 cups




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