You are here: Home » Recipes » Wild Rice Chowder with Greens Wild Rice Chowder with Greens Recipe by RelishKitchen Tested Yield 10 servings We like kale in this soup because it’s hearty and chewy and stands up to the firm textured wild rice, but and kind of greens will do. Mark Boughton/styling: Teresa Blackburn PrintEmail You can bypass whatever vegetables you don’t have in the house and skip the cheese. This is a great main dish soup. Just add bread and a salad. Ingredients 1 tablespoon vegetable oil2 ounces country ham, chopped1 onion, chopped3 carrots, chopped1 stalk celery, chopped3 garlic cloves, chopped1 cup uncooked wild rice2 cups reduced-sodium chicken or beef broth4 cups water2 tablespoons all-purpose flour4 cups whole milk2 ounces shredded Comté, Gruyère or Swiss cheese2 ounces shredded Parmigiano Reggiano cheese1/2 teaspoon salt Freshly ground black pepper3 cups coarsely chopped fresh kale Instructions Combine first 6 ingredients (oil through garlic) in a large saucepan or Dutch oven. Sauté until browned, about 10 minutes. Add rice; sauté 2 minutes. Add broth and water. Simmer until rice is done, about 40 minutes. Combine flour with 2 cups milk, whisk well. Add to soup. Add remaining milk. Cook until soup is thickened, about 15 minutes. Add cheeses, salt and pepper; cook 5 minutes. Add kale; cook 5 minutes. For more dinner recipes under 400 calories and with less than 20 grams of fat, check out our FREE 25 Dinners on a Diet Recipe Collection for the iPad on iTunes.