Wild Rice-Mushroom Soup

Keep this soup in mind for entertaining. It's exceptionally easy, but special because of the wild rice and sherry.



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Servings: 4
Prep Time: 15 mins
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Ingredients
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    3   cups 
    chicken broth
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    1/3  cup 
    wild rice
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    1/2  cup 
    sliced green onion
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    1   cup 
    half-and-half or light cream
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    2   tablespoons 
    all-purpose flour
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    1   teaspoon 
    snipped fresh thyme or 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
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    1/8  teaspoon 
    pepper
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    1/2  cup 
    sliced fresh mushrooms
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    1   tablespoon 
    dry sherry

Directions
1.
In a medium saucepan combine chicken broth and uncooked wild rice. Bring to boiling. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 40 minutes. Stir in green onions and cook for 5 to 10 minutes more or until rice is tender.
2.
Combine half-and-half or light cream, flour, thyme, and pepper. Stir into rice mixture along with mushrooms. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 1 minute more. Stir in sherry and heat through. Makes 4 side-dish servings.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 177, Fat, total (g) 8, chol. (mg) 22, sat. fat (g) 5, carb. (g) 17, pro. (g) 8, sodium (mg) 608, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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