Wild Rice Soup Recipe

Overview

A tasty warm soup to have during your winters. Make it on your weekends and the whole family will relish it. Ready In: Less than 30 minutes

Step 1

The recipe calls for 2 cups of cooked wild rice, so have that prepared ahead of time.

Step 2

In a stockpot, melt butter. Add the onions, green onions and almonds and sauté until vegetables are slightly softened, 3 to 5 minutes.

Step 3

Add carrots, celery, wild rice, sugar, MSG, turmeric, bay leaves, chicken broth,bouquet garnish and pepper.

Step 4

Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove bouquet garnish. Add ham and chicken breast and cook for 10 minutes.

Step 5

Add 1/2 cup half-and-half and 2 tablespoons sherry added in at the end and heated until warmed through.

Things You'll Need

  • 1 2 tbsp. butter
  • 1 1 tbsp. chopped onions
  • 1 1 tbsp. sliced green onions
  • 1 3 tbsp. slivered almonds
  • 1 1 tbsp. finely chopped celery
  • 1 1/3 c. finely diced carrot
  • 1 2 c. cooked wild rice
  • 1 1/2 tsp. sugar
  • 1 1 tsp. MSG (optional)
  • 1 1/2 tsp. turmeric
  • 1 4 c. low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 2 bay leaves
  • 1 Pepper to taste
  • 1 1/3c. chopped ham
  • 1 1/2 c. half-and-half
  • 1 2 tbsp. sherry
  • 1 wild rice
  • 1 1 skinless boneless chicken breast, chopped
  • 1 1 sprig each fresh, parsley, marjoram, thyme & basil in a bouquet garnish

About this Author

Vanessa Beckett an iChef.com member who donated this recipe.