Recipe Summary

Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 55 mins
Yield: 12 servings

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lower in fat
lower in sodium
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Wild Rice with Dried Cranberries and Toasted Walnuts
This recipe serves: 12  
1/2 onion, quartered
1 carrot, peeled and quartered
1 stalk celery, quartered
1 cup wild rice (2 - 4 oz. packages)
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1 large finely chopped shallot
3 ounces dried cranberries (1/2 of a 6 oz. package)
3 granny smith apples, unpeeled and cut into small dice
1/4 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
4 stalks thinly sliced scallions
salt to taste
freshly ground black pepper

Cooking Instructions
1. Wash the rice in a strainer under running water until water is clear.

2. Place the rice, onion, carrot and celery in a sauce pot. Season with salt and pepper and cover with water.

3. Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer until the rice is tender and fully fluffed, about 45 to 60 minutes.

4. Drain the rice and remove the onion, carrot and celery pieces.

5. Combine the rice in a bowl with the remaining ingredients. Adjust seasoning.

6. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Serving Size: about 1/2 cup

Nutritional Information
Number of Servings: 12
Per Serving
Calories 150 Carbohydrate 26 g
Fat 4 g Fiber 2 g
Protein 3 g Saturated Fat 1 g
Sodium 52 mg    


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