Wild Rice Recipe

Summary

Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
Servings6Cuisine
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Wild rice1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Chicken broth3 Cup (48 tbs) (consomme or water)
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Thyme1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Butter2 Tablespoon
 Onion1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
 Parsley2 Tablespoon, chopped

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 149 Calories from Fat 39

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g6.8%

Saturated Fat 2.6 g13.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 10.8 mg

Sodium 470.8 mg19.6%

Total Carbohydrates 23 g7.8%

Dietary Fiber 2.2 g8.7%

Sugars 1.9 g

Protein 5 g10.1%

Vitamin A 11.2% Vitamin C 13.3%

Calcium 1.8% Iron 5.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Wash rice thoroughly, and soak in cold water 30 minutes.
Drain; add boiling water and seasonings.
Cover, and simmer 40—45 minutes until rice is tender.
Stir frequently, and add extra liquid if necessary.
Melt butter or margarine, and saute' onion until golden.
Place cooked rice in buttered 1 1/2-quart casserole.
Add onions and parsley.
Season to taste.
Dot with 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, and cover.
Reheat at 350 °F. 20 minutes.
Serve from casserole as side dish with poultry or game.
Note: 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms may be saut^ed and added to the dish before reheating.
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