Sunday, January 4, 2009

Creamy Wild Rice and Mushroom Soup

1 (2.75 ounce) package Country Gravy Mix (regular or no-fat)
1 tablespoon chicken bouillon granules
2 teaspoons dried minced onion
2 teaspoons dried celery flakes
1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
1/4 cup uncooked wild rice
1 cup uncooked white rice
2 tablespoons coarsely chopped dried mushrooms from the produce section (shitake, chanterelle or oyster)

Blend Gravy mix & seasonings and layer in jar with wild rice, white rice & mushrooms. Continue until its gone.

Attach gift tag with following directions:
Empty contents of jar into a large saucepan or Dutch oven. Add 7 cups water; heat to boiling. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 25 to 30 minutes or until rice is tender, stirring occasionally. Or, place in crock pot in the morning with 7 cups of water and let it simmer all day until you get home.

(Source. R. Hatch, Ward Preparedness Specialist)

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