Wild Rice with Walnut Oil and Green Onions

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Substitute olive oil for walnut oil,if desired.
8 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)


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6 cups water
2 cups uncooked wild rice (about 12 ounces)
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup dried currants
2 tablespoons walnut oil or olive oil, divided
1 cup chopped green onions, divided
1 teaspoon grated lemon rind, divided


Bring the water to a boil in a large saucepan. Add wild rice and salt; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 50 minutes. Stir in currants; cover and cook an additional 10 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Drain; spoon rice mixture into a large bowl.

Heat 1 1/2 tablespoons oil in a nonstick skillet over medium-low heat. Add 3/4 cup green onions, and cook for 10 minutes or until soft. Add 1 1/2 teaspoons oil, onion mixture, and 1/2 teaspoon lemon rind to rice mixture. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup onions and 1/2 teaspoon rind.

Created date

October 2002

Nutritional Information

Calories 202
Caloriesfromfat 18 %
Fat 4.1 g
Satfat 0.4 g
Monofat 2.5 g
Polyfat 0.9 g
Protein 6.4 g
Carbohydrate 37 g
Fiber 2.5 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1.2 mg
Sodium 301 mg
Calcium 26 mg