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Cream and Wild Rice Soup Recipe

I used to make this soup on the evening when we would pick out our Christmas tree. But my husband enjoys it so much, I now make it throughout the year. —Tammy Bailey, Hastings, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 25 min. YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (6 ounces) long grain and wild rice mix
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons butter
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mace
  • Pinch white pepper
  • 3 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) chicken broth
  • 2 cups half-and-half cream
  • 1/2 cup white wine or additional chicken broth

Directions

  • 1. Prepare rice mix according to package directions.
  • 2. In a large saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender. Stir in the flour, mace and white pepper until blended. Gradually stir in the broth, cream, wine and cooked rice. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Yield: 10 servings (2-1/2 quarts).

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 157 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 29 mg cholesterol, 433 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.