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Creamy Celery And Rice Soup

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Ingredients
  Chicken broth 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Thinly sliced celery 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Finely shredded lemon peel 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Dash
  Light cream/Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Cooked rice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sliced almonds 2 Tablespoon, toasted
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a mixing bowl, place the light cream or milk and cornstarch.
2. Stir them together to mix well. Keep aside.

MAKING
3. In a microwaveable casserole, place the chicken broth, celery, lemon peel, and pepper and mix well.
4. Cover the casserole and place it in the microwave.
5. In the microwave, cook the mixture on 100 per cent power or High for 9 to 11 minutes, till celery is tender, stirring once in between.
6. Take the casserole out of the microwave, and add the cream mixture and rice.
7. Stir everything in to mix well.
8. Place the casserole back in the microwave. Do not cover.
9. In the microwave, cook the mixture on 100 per cent power or High for 2 to 3 minutes, till it is bubbly, stirring once every minute till the soup starts thickening, and once every 30 seconds after that.
10. Continue cooking for 1 minute more.

SERVING
19. Serve hot, sprinkled with almonds.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Rice
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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