Classic Creamy Wild Rice Ham Soup

    1/2 cup finely chopped onion
    6 tbsp butter with canola oil
    1/2 cup flour
    4 cups chicken broth
    2 cups cooked wild rice
    1/2 cup shredded carrots
    5 oz thick cut deli-style smoked ham, cubed
    3 tbsp slivered almonds
    1/2 tsp salt
    1 cup half and half
    2 tbsp dry sherry

In large saucepan, saute onion in butter. Add flour, stirring until bubbly; gradually stir in broth. Stir in wild rice, carrots, ham, almonds, and salt; simmer 5 minutes. Stir in half and half and sherry; heat through.

6 servings

Recipe compliments of the Minnesota Cultivated Wild Rice Council

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