Northwoods Wild Rice Soup

Northwoods Wild Rice Soup
75
7 Reviews
A hearty wild rice soup made with chicken and ham.
20 min
Prep Time
45 min
Total Time
8 servings

Ingredients

3 tablespoons
Land O Lakes® Butter, melted
2 medium
carrots, shredded
2 ribs (1 cup)
celery, sliced 1/2-inch
1 medium (1/2 cup)
onion, chopped
1/4 cup
all-purpose flour
4 cups (1 quart)
Land O Lakes® Half & Half
1 cup
chicken broth
1/4 cup
sherry or chicken broth
3 cups
cooked wild rice
2 cups
cooked chicken or turkey, cubed 1-inch
8 ounces (1 cup)
cooked ham, cubed 1/2-inch
1/2 teaspoon
salt
1/4 teaspoon
pepper

Directions

  1. Melt butter in 6-quart saucepan until sizzling; add carrots, celery and onion. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until onion and celery is softened. Stir in flour; cook 1 minute or until bubbly. Add broth, sherry and half & half. Stir until smooth. Add all remaining ingredients. Cook, stirring occasionally, until heated through (15 to 20 minutes).

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
380
Cholesterol
90mg
Carbohydrates
26g
Protein
21g
Fat
20g
Sodium
560mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

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This is such a delicious soup, my husband absolutely loves it! It is hearty enough to be a meal on its own. Sometimes I use whole milk instead of half and half to lighten it up, but it is not the same.

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This recipe is very good! I often make a double batch of wild rice and then freeze the other half to make another batch of soup at another date. It is very delicious and a hearty soup for winter.

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This soup is loved by all of us!! (and friends when we have served it to them). I don't change anything in the recipe. I have made it with both ways - with the sherry or chicken broth if I didn't have the sherry.

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This is a very good soup. Better the next day, of course! I used fat free half and half, even though I don't know how that's even possible, and chicken sausage that I browned first. Also used a ham steak that I cubed. Since I couldn't find plain wild rice, I used the Vigo pkg that contains spices mixed in. Another LOL keeper!

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My family loves this soup. For the wild rice, I substitute a box of Uncle Ben's Wild rice. Other than that, I kept the recipe the same. It is very good and satisfying.

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My sister made this while I was visiting her in MN and it was delicious. She left out the ham and it was still really good. I am making it tonight for my family.

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I love this recipe, it is delicous! I serve this at my open house on Christmas Eve. Everyone looks forward to enoying a warm bowl of soup with all the other goodies.

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