Rating: 4.5 stars
17 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 10
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0

My husband LOVES this soup! I used to make only 6 servings, but now I always make 12 and it still usually only lasts an extra day! Take some time with this recipe -- it's worth it! I serve this hearty soup in bread bowls with a salad on the side.

Recipe Summary

cook:
2 hrs
total:
2 hrs 15 mins
prep:
15 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 Servings
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Melt the butter in a large pot, and saute the onion and garlic. Gradually blend in the flour. Cook and stir until onion is tender and flour is golden brown. Whisk in broth, bring to a boil, and simmer 5 minutes. Stir in ham, carrots, and almonds. Season with salt and pepper, cover, and simmer 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.

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  • Mix rice, half-and-half, and sherry into the soup, and continue cooking 30 minutes. Stir in parsley and chives, and cook another 30 minutes, until rice is tender.

Nutrition Facts

304 calories; protein 7.1g; carbohydrates 23.4g; fat 20.9g; cholesterol 49.6mg; sodium 428.6mg. Full Nutrition
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