Served for lunch today on the farm, Delicious Wild Rice Soup (with farm veggies)

Delicious Wild Rice Soup

6 tbsp butter

1 onion minced

1/2 cup flour

3 cups of broth (Chicken is good but Veggie is possibility if you are vegetarian or serving vegetarians in this case omit the ham too!!)

2 cups of cooked wild rice

1 cup of cooked brown rice ( I boil 3 x as much water then throw in the wild and brown, let simmer for 30-40 minutes until the wild rice pops open then drain and add to soup)

1/2 cup minced ham

1/2 cup grated carrots

1/2 head of boc choi sliced like celery, including the greens

1/2 bundle of kale, de-stemmed and sliced thin

3 tbsp chopped slivered almonds

salt if necessarily

1 cup of half and half or in our case straight from the cow milk with cream on the top

2 tbsp cooking wine

minced parsley or chives

cooking direction

Melt butter, saute oniond in until tender.  Blend in flour; gradually add to broth, cook stirring constantly until mixture comes to a boil.  Stir in cooked rice, ham carrots, boc (bok) choi, kale, almonds, salt if necessary. simmer for 5-10 minutes, blend in milk or half in half and cooking wine; heat and serve with parsley or chives                         Serves 6 cups

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