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Cream of Wild Rice Soup

 Cream of Wild Rice Soup
Tender cubes of chicken, fresh vegetables and wild rice make this soup hearty enough for a meal. You can't beat the down-home comfort of a warm bowlful. I like to serve it with whole wheat rolls. —J. Beatrice Hintz of Neenah, Wisconsin
10 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 large carrot, shredded
  • 1 celery rib, chopped
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 8 cups chicken broth
  • 3 cups cooked wild rice
  • 1 cup cubed cooked chicken breast
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup fat-free evaporated milk
  • 1/4 cup minced chives

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, saute the onion, carrot and celery in butter
  • until tender. Stir in flour until blended. Gradually add broth. Stir
  • in the rice, chicken, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil over medium
  • heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. stir in milk;
  • cook 3-5 minutes longer. Garnish with chives. Yield: 10 servings
  • (2-1/2 quarts).
Nutritional Facts: 1 cup equals 180 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 25 mg cholesterol, 899 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 11 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 lean meat,

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Nutritional Facts: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.