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Wild Rice Cheese Soup

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

4 servings

The addition of chopped apple, beer and Gouda cheese makes this version of wild rice soup extra special.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1-1/4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup chopped peeled apple
  • 1/2 cup beer or additional chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup cooked wild rice
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 8 ounces Gouda cheese, shredded
  • 4 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup half-and-half cream

Directions

  1. In a saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender. Add the broth, apple, beer or additional broth, wild rice and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes.
  2. In a bowl, combine cheese and flour; gradually add to soup. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to low; stir in cream. Cook for 2-3 minutes or until heated through.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 371 calories, 26g fat (16g saturated fat), 100mg cholesterol, 835mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 17g protein.

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