Minnesota Wild Rice Soup



  1. In a saucepan heat 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat until melted.
  2. Add carrot, onion, and celery and cook for 4 to 6 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add broth and wild rice and simmer, covered, for 30 minutes.
  4. Add chicken and simmer, covered, for 20 to 25 minutes.
  5. In a bowl combine flour and 2 tablespoons softened butter to make a smooth paste.
  6. Stir the flour mixture into rice mixture.
  7. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly.
  8. Cook and stir for 1 minute.
  9. Add half-and-half and cook and stir over medium heat until heated through.
  10. Season to taste with salt and pepper.