Wild Rice Soup

Duck soup, with wild rice. Submitted by DU member Dudley Friskopp. Serves 6-8.

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Try this soup with wild rice recipe for your ducks.

Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 3 cups cooked wild rice
  • 2 cups cooked duck leg meat
  • 1/3 cup finely-chopped ham
  • 1/2 cup grated carrots
  • 3 tablespoons slivered almonds
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Melt the butter in a saucepan.
  2. Add the onion and sauté until tender.
  3. Add the flour and cook for a few minutes, stirring constantly.
  4. Add the broth gradually, stirring constantly.
  5. Stir in the rice, duck, ham, carrots, almonds, salt and pepper.
  6. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  7. Stir in the half-and-half and cook just until heated through.

Note: Some grocery stores carry canned wild rice, which saves having to cook the rice.