Wild Rice and Pork Soup
Wild rice is rich in protein and fiber. Get a hearty dose of these nutrients in this soup that's easy to put together.
- 2 boneless pork chops, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
- 1 tsp oil
- 1/2 cup onions, chopped
- 2 tsp ground cumin
- 1/4 tsp garlic powder
- 1 cup wild rice, cooked
- 1 15 1/2 oz can Great Northern beans, drained
- 1 15 1/2 oz can chick peas, drained
- 1 4 oz can diced green chiles, drained
- 1/8 tsp hot pepper sauce
- 1 14 1/2 oz can chicken broth
- parsley, chopped
- To make one cup cooked wild rice, bring to a boil 1 1/3 cups water (or broth) with 1/3 cup wild rice; cover, lower heat and simmer for 35-45 minutes. Refrigerate until using.
- In 4-quart saucepan saute onions and pork in oil over medium-high heat until onions are soft and pork lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Stir in all remaining ingredients except parsley; bring to a boil, lower heat and simmer 20 minutes. Serve garnished with parsley.
Recipe courtesy of the National Pork Board
Serving Suggestion: Serve with buttered rye bread, celery and carrot sticks and fresh fruit.
Calories from Fat 52 (21%)
(9%)Total Fat 6g
(5%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrate 35g
(0%)Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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