Wild Rice Pilaf Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time1 Hr 0 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In1 Hr 20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings8
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Wild rice2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Water4 Cup (64 tbs)
 Salt2 Teaspoon
 Butter/Margarine1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Finely chopped onion1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Finely chopped green pepper1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Sliced fresh mushrooms/1 can, 4 ounce, chopped mushrooms, drained8 Ounce (3 Cups)
 Chopped pimiento2 Ounce, drained (1 Jar)
 Dried thyme1 Teaspoon, crushed
 Golden raisins1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 410 Calories from Fat 206

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g36.1%

Saturated Fat 14.6 g72.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 60.5 mg

Sodium 545.8 mg22.7%

Total Carbohydrates 46 g15.4%

Dietary Fiber 4.3 g17.3%

Sugars 10.1 g

Protein 8 g15.7%

Vitamin A 25.1% Vitamin C 128.5%

Calcium 4.6% Iron 12.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 325°.
2. Rinse wild rice using cold water twice or thrice.

MAKING
3. Take a 2-quart saucepan, mix water and salt and boil it.
4. Add rice and reduce heat and simmer, covered, for about 20 minutes.
5. Drain thoroughly.
6. Take a 12-inch skillet and on medium heat, melt butter.
7. Add green pepper and onion and cook for about 2 to 3 minutes or till they turn tender.
8. Mix pimiento, thyme and mushroom and continue cooking for 3 to 4 minutes or till vegetables become soft.
9. Take off from heat, add raisins and rice and toss thoroughly.
10. Add pepper and salt to taste.
11. Take a 2-quart round casserole. And add the rice mixture to it.
12. Bake, covered, for 1 hour.

SERVING
13. Serve hot.
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