Wild rice and vegetables make this a good winter soup.

Carol
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Ingredients

5
Original recipe yields 5 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Directions

  • In a small saucepan, combine 1/2 cup wild rice and 1 1/2 cups water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 45 minutes.

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  • In a 3 quart saucepan over medium heat, melt butter; add celery, carrot, onion and bell pepper. Saute until vegetables are tender.

  • Stir in flour, pepper, wild rice, water and broth. Bring to boil and reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes.

  • Stir in half and half, almonds and parsley. Heat until hot and serve.

Nutrition Facts

252 calories; 14.8 g total fat; 31 mg cholesterol; 449 mg sodium. 22.6 g carbohydrates; 8.7 g protein; Full Nutrition

Reviews (10)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
10/14/2005
I made this soup this evening. It was fantastic! The celery isn't listed above but it is referenced to in the directions. I'm not crazy about celery so I left it out. I also used fat-free half and half to lower the fat content. I will defintely make this again! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 2 stars
01/17/2013
Tried this recipe as written first and didn't enjoy it. It didn't taste bad just very bland. After seasoning changes it was a solid four and I think with a couple more changes it could easily be a 5. Replaced water with chicken broth changed green bell pepper to red upped black pepper to a full tsp. Added 1 tsp curry powder 1 tsp salt 2 tsp celery seed 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp onion powder 1 tsp red pepper flakes 1 Tbsp minced garlic. Next time will omit almonds and add sliced mushrooms and possibly spinach. Read More
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11 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 6
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 5 stars
10/14/2005
I made this soup this evening. It was fantastic! The celery isn't listed above but it is referenced to in the directions. I'm not crazy about celery so I left it out. I also used fat-free half and half to lower the fat content. I will defintely make this again! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/14/2005
I made this soup this evening. It was fantastic! The celery isn't listed above but it is referenced to in the directions. I'm not crazy about celery so I left it out. I also used fat-free half and half to lower the fat content. I will defintely make this again! Read More
(4)
Rating: 2 stars
01/16/2013
Tried this recipe as written first and didn't enjoy it. It didn't taste bad just very bland. After seasoning changes it was a solid four and I think with a couple more changes it could easily be a 5. Replaced water with chicken broth changed green bell pepper to red upped black pepper to a full tsp. Added 1 tsp curry powder 1 tsp salt 2 tsp celery seed 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp onion powder 1 tsp red pepper flakes 1 Tbsp minced garlic. Next time will omit almonds and add sliced mushrooms and possibly spinach. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/05/2006
I thought this soup was absolutely delicious (and so did my boyfriend!). I didn't use the almonds and used dried instead of fresh parsley and the soup came out great! DEFINITELY a keeper! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/02/2006
Delicious! A really filling hearty soup. I added an 8 oz. container of sliced mushrooms and it was very good; this would also be easy to add chicken to. Thanks for the great recipe; I will be making it quite often. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/29/2004
Best soup ever. Used around half the cream and didn't buy celery as it is not in the ingred list but it is in the directions. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
02/08/2010
This soup was so good! I reduced some almond milk on the stove in place of the half-and-half and didn't use slivered almonds or parsley and it was awesome! Rosemary also blends well with this soup. Read More
Rating: 4 stars
12/04/2018
used red bell pepper chopped carrots skipped almonds. Great! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
11/09/2009
I am giving this recipe 5 stars because I liked how I made it. My husband has a gluten and lactose intolerance and so I left out the flour and cream. For the liquid I only used chicken broth. This soup was delicious! My kids even went back for another bowl. Read More
Rating: 4 stars
12/06/2007
We thought this soup was great. My husband even said it was good enough to serve guests. I think I may try cooked turkey in it next time. Oh I added a packet of seasoning from one of the wild rice boxes for extra flavor. Read More