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Simple Wild Rice Soup

 Simple Wild Rice Soup
Spending time in the kitchen has never been my hobby. When I got married and started a family, it became a necessity. This simple by satisfying soup makes me look like a fabulous cook!
8 ServingsPrep: 5 min. Cook: 45 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 cans (10-1/2 ounces each) condensed chicken broth, undiluted
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup uncooked wild rice
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups half-and-half cream
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 jar (2 ounces) chopped pimientos, drained

Directions

  • In a large saucepan combine the broth, water and rice; bring to a
  • boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 35-40 minutes or until rice
  • is tender.
  • In a small saucepan, saute onions in butter over low heat. Stir in
  • the flour, salt, poultry seasoning and pepper until blended. Stir in
  • cream. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until
  • thickened. Stir into rice mixture. Add chicken and pimientos; heat
  • through. Yield: 6-8 servings (about 2 quarts).

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Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 348 calories, 21 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 92 mg cholesterol, 632 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 17 g protein.