Try some yourself sometime, it is really easy.
- 1/2 cup wild rice, rinsed and drained
- 2 quarts chicken broth
- 1 cup onion, diced
- 1/2 cup celery, diced
- 1/2 cup carrot, diced
- Potatoes, peeled, and diced (add to your liking)
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1 cup flour
- 2 cups cream
- Bacon bits or ham, cooked and diced (add to your liking)
- Shredded cheese, to taste
- Salt, pepper, to taste
In a saucepan combine rice, onions, carrots, celery, potatoes, and 4 cups of broth, cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for about 35-40 minutes or until tender. In a separate saucepan, melt butter, add flour, stir in remaining broth and cook until bubbly, cook and stir another minute, then stir in cream. Add this to the vegetables, add seasonings, meat and cheese if desired.