This is a pressure cooker (Instant Pot) recipe I tried this week after seeing others recommending it. They were right; it’s simple and scrumptious.
The recipe calls for carrots, celery, onion, and mushrooms; all chopped. My own twist was to use dehydrated ingredients from my pantry. It worked out great! Oooh, the possibilities!
Here’s the link to the recipe: Instant Pot Wild Rice Soup
My assembled ingredients:
(All of my ingredients are dry or dehydrated, except the mushrooms. I only had canned mushrooms on hand, and didn’t want to postpone making the soup.)
What it looked like in the pot, before adding the water and cooking:
A bowl of soup!
My dehydrated carrots were grated, which made them too small for the orange color to stand out. Next time I dehydrate carrots, I’ll chop some of them instead of grating the whole batch.
This was my first experience ever with actual wild rice. (The recipe emphasizes to use only wild rice and not a rice blend.) It turned out perfect; thanks to the recipe and the pressure cooker.
While I savored the delicious soup, someone else chewed an old boot. We were both happy.
Gift idea! Using this recipe, I’ve decided to package the dehydrated and dry ingredients into gift soup mixes for my family members who have pressure cookers. I’ll be able to give it a label that says, “Just add water and margarine.”