This hearty vegetarian soup recipe combines the natural sweetness of caramelized onions with the nutty flavor of wild rice.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Heat olive oil in a large saucepan over medium-low heat. Cook onion and leeks in hot oil, covered, for 13 to 15 minutes or until onions and leeks are tender, stirring occasionally. Uncover; stir in brown sugar. Cook and stir over medium-high heat for 4 to 5 minutes more or until onions and leeks are golden brown.

  • Stir mushrooms and carrots into onion mixture. Cook and stir over medium heat about 3 minutes or until mushrooms are tender. Stir in chicken broth, the 1 3/4 cups water, cooked rice, sherry (if desired) and pepper.

  • Combine the 1/2 cup cold water and flour in a screw-top jar. Cover and shake until smooth; stir into the rice mixture. Cook and stir until slightly thick and bubbly. Cook and stir for 1 minute more.

Nutrition Facts

182.3 calories; protein 5.3g 11% DV; carbohydrates 37.4g 12% DV; exchange other carbs 2.5; dietary fiber 4.6g 19% DV; sugars 7.9g; fat 2.7g 4% DV; saturated fat 0.4g 2% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 3332.8IU 67% DV; vitamin c 10.2mg 17% DV; folate 53.9mcg 14% DV; calcium 59.1mg 6% DV; iron 1.5mg 8% DV; magnesium 42.9mg 15% DV; potassium 430.5mg 12% DV; sodium 211.3mg 9% DV.