Wild Rice Soup with Ham

Wild Rice Soup with Ham

Wild Rice Soup with Ham


6 cups


  • 6 tablespoons margarine or butter
  • 1 tablespoon minced onion
  • ½ cup flour
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups cooked wild rice
  • ½ cup finely grated carrots
  • cup minced ham
  • 3 tablespoons chopped slivered almonds
  • ½ teaspoons salt
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 2 tablespoons dry sherry, (optional)
  • snipped fresh parsley or chives
Enjoy this classic from our restaurants.


  1. In large saucepan, melt butter; sauté onion until tender.

  2. Blend in flour; gradually add broth.

  3. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil; boil and stir 1 minute.

  4. Stir in rice, carrots, ham (or shredded chicken), almonds and salt; simmer about 5 minutes.

  5. Blend in half-and-half and sherry; heat to serving temperature.

  6. Garnish with snipped parsley or chives.

Chef’s tip

Tip: One-half cup uncooked wild rice = 1½ to 2 cups, cooked.

Running short on time? Pick up our frozen Wild Rice with Ham Soup, available in the frozen food department. Same great recipe, and it heats up in minutes!

* Recipes created for given quantity. Changes to quantities are for planning purposes only and have not been tested.