A variation of the soup on almost every menu in Minnesota. Easy to make. Works really well out of the freezer.
- Melt butter in a saucepan.
- Saute onion until tender.
- Blend in flour.
- Gradually stir in broth.
- Cook, stirring constantly until mix boils.
- Allow to boil 1 minute.
- Stir in cooked wild rice, salt, ham, carrot and almonds.
- Simmer for 5 minutes.
- Blend in half& half (milk can work too) and sherry (optional).
- Heat to serving temperature.
- Sprinkle parsley on top and serve.