Sante Fe Wild Rice Soup
Fresh Tomato Salsa:
2 medium tomatoes, seeded and diced
1/3 cup chopped green onion
1/4 cup chopped cilantro leaves
1 teaspoon limejuice or red wine vinegar
Salt to taste
In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients. Taste to adjust seasonings.
In large saucepan over medium heat, combine onion, carrots, corn and 1 can broth and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 10-15 minutes, until onion is tender.
Stir in remaining broth, California wild rice, green chilies, chili powder, cumin, oregano and cayenne. Simmer, uncovered, about 5 minutes until heated through.
Sprinkle with cilantro. Ladle into bowls. Top each bowl with heaping tablespoon of Fresh Tomato Salsa.
The warm days of summer beckon a lighter fare with plenty of nutrition for active lifestyles. Try one of these favorites:
Tropical wild rice medley salad
Gingered California Wild Rice and Papaya Salad
Wild Rice Crepes with Chili Lime Shrimp
Creamy Wild Rice Dessert
Zucchini Stuffed with California Wild Rice