2 ribs (1 cup) celery, thinly sliced
1 medium (1 cup) leek, sliced*
1 large (1/2 cup) carrot, thinly sliced
1/2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic
1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 3/4 cups low-sodium vegetable or chicken broth
1 cup cooked wild rice
1/2 cup uncooked quick-cooking barley**
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon coarse ground pepper
1/2 cup light sour cream
- If a thinner soup is preferred, add additional vegetable or chicken broth.
- Chopped cooked chicken or ham can be added for a hearty meat soup.
- To save time, use left over wild rice or purchase cooked canned rice.