Creamy Broccoli and Wild Rice Soup

Dinner ready in 25 minutes! Enjoy this hearty broccoli, veggies and rice soup sprinkled with paprika.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1
box (10 oz) frozen cut broccoli in a cheese flavored sauce
1
box (10 oz) frozen white and wild rice
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1/2
cup chopped onion (1 medium)
1/2
cup chopped celery
1/2
cup sliced almonds
1/4
lb cooked ham, cubed (3/4 cup)
1/2
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/2
teaspoon dried marjoram leaves
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
3
cups whole milk or half-and-half
Paprika
  • 1 Cook broccoli with cheese sauce and rice as directed on boxes. Set aside.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 4-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium-high heat. Cook onion, celery and almonds in butter, stirring frequently, until vegetables are crisp-tender and almonds are lightly browned.
  • 3 Stir in cooked broccoli with cheese sauce, cooked rice, ham, thyme, marjoram, salt and pepper. Stir in milk. Cook, stirring frequently, until hot. DO NOT BOIL. Sprinkle individual servings with paprika.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    400
    (
    Calories from Fat
    210),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    23g
    23%
    (Saturated Fat
    9g,
    9%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    50mg
    50%;
    Sodium
    1310mg
    1310%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    30g
    30%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    13g
    13%
    ),
    Protein
    18g
    18%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    30%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 1/2 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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