Wild Rice Ham Soup

Affiliate link disclosure for wild rice ham soupThis Wild Rice Ham Soup is so easy to make, and so yummy! Serve it with rolls or breadsticks for a comforting dinner everyone will love. 

This Wild Rice Ham Soup comes together in minutes, and it is such a delicious soup recipe! The whole family loves it!

I love making soup. I think it is the perfect dinner at the end of a chilly day, don’t you?  I have several soup recipes that we rotate through on a regular basis, but I am always on the lookout for a new soup to try out. I’ve had this one on my “to try” list for ages, and finally got around to making it.

Everyone will love this hearty and delicious Wild Rice Ham Soup! Serve it with breadsticks for a perfect cold weather meal!
Boy am I glad I did! It comes together in a snap, but no one would ever guess. It tastes amazing, and my whole family loved it. I never would have thought to garnish soup with almonds, but I love the crunch they add.

We love garnishing this Wild Rice Ham Soup with sliced almonds. They add a yummy crunch!

I served it with Garlic Knots, and it was a delicious meal. The only bad part is that we ate every drop, so we had no leftovers for lunch the next day. Next time I make it, I will be doubling the recipe for sure. 🙂

I have learned to make a double batch of this Wild Rice Ham Soup if I want any leftovers. My family loves it. An easy soup recipe for hectic nights!

Wild Rice Ham Soup

2 Tbsp butter
1 onion, chopped
1/4 cup flour
3 cups chicken broth
1 4oz box of wild rice (I used Rice-a-Roni long grain & wild rice)
3/4 cup shredded carrots
1 1/2 cups diced ham
2 cups milk
1 cup cream
Salt and pepper to taste
Sliced almonds

Saute onion in butter in a large soup pot till tender. Whisk in flour and cook for 1 minute. Add chicken broth and rice mix, including seasoning packet. Simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, till rice is tender. Add carrots, ham, milk, and cream. Heat through. Add salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with sliced almonds.

-Serves 6

Quick to make and absolutely delicious, this Ham Wild Rice Soup is sure to become a favorite soup recipe!

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  1. Sounds delicious. I always love the recipes I try from your website. They are yummy. We will ahve to try this one.

    • Thanks Crystal! Hope you like the soup. Just yesterday my boys requested that I make it, and that’s always a good sign!

  2. This looks fantastic! I’m always on the search for good soup recipes. My husband loves them- I’m really picky about them so search search search!
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