Turkey Wild Rice Soup

Serves 8
1/2 cup butter
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
1/4 cup chopped celery
1/2 cup flour
2 (14 1/2 oz.) cans chicken broth
2 cups cooked wild rice
1/2 cup grated carrots
1 cup chopped, cooked turkey
1/2 tsp. salt
2 cups half-and-half
1/4 cup dry sherry

In large saucepan, melt butter; sauté onion and celery until tender (about 5 min.). Whisk in flour, stirring 1 min. Gradually add broth and bring to a boil, stirring until slightly thickened. Stir in wild rice, carrots, turkey, salt and half-and-half; simmer about 15 min., stirring occasionally. Stir in sherry.