Wild Rice Soup

This is a recipe from Byerlys. A typical Minnesota recipe. It is delicious and heartwarming.With a little motherly touch, this is one of my favorite recipe.

Serving Size: 6

Ingredients: 6 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon onion, minced 1/2 cup flour 3 cups chicken broth 2 cups wild rice, cooked 1/3 cup ham, minced 1/2 cup carrrots, finely grated 3 tablespoons almonds, chopped slivered 1/2 teaspoon salt, be careful with the ham, (optional) 1 cup half and half 2 tablespoons dry sherry, (optional) parsley, minced or chives

Serves 6 - 8

1. 1 lb wild rice measures 2 2/3 to 2 3/4 cups

2. 1 cup rice = 3 to 4 cups cooked Directions: 1. Melt butter in saucepan; saute onion until tender. Blend in flour; gradually add broth. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil; boil 1 minutes. Stir in rice, ham, carrots, almonds, and salt; simmer about 5 minutes. Blend in half and half and sherry, heat to serving temperature. Garnish with minced parsley or chives.