This easy wild rice dish can be whipped up in a flash for a tasty weeknight dinner side. Toasted pine nuts, dried cherries and fresh basil really make it taste special.

Martha Condra
Recipe by Health November 2004

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Credit: Leigh Beisch

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
20 mins
total:
30 mins
Yield:
6 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Discard flavor packet from rice, if included. Combine rice and broth in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat; stir in remaining ingredients. Serve warm.

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Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

296 calories; fat 6g; saturated fat 1g; mono fat 2g; poly fat 3g; protein 8g; carbohydrates 53g; fiber 2g; cholesterol 0mg; iron 2mg; sodium 397mg; calcium 41mg.
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