Festive Wild Rice

Festive Wild Rice

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  • Prep

    5 m
  • Cook

    20 m
  • Ready In

    25 m
Brandi
Recipe by  Brandi

“Peas and dried cranberries turn that box of wild rice into a main player on the dinner plate!”

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

  1. Prepare rice according to package directions.
  2. Microwave peas on high for 2 minutes, or until heated through.
  3. Fold warm peas and cranberries into cooked rice.

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Reviews (12)

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JOSIE
27

JOSIE

In my opinion this was kind of bland as is but after some doctoring up, this turned out to be a delicious side dish. I used half wild rice and half white and added some sauteed carrots, onions and celery that I cooked until tender in equal amounts of butter and olive oil. I also added a package of "fruitlings" which are chopped up bits of dried fruit and a handful of slivered almonds and tossed the mixture well. This was much more flavorful and even though I didn't follow the recipe, I ended up creating a family favorite. Thanks for the staring poing Brandi.

Kathie
11

Kathie

After reading all the rave reviews I can't believe how blah this dish is. I think my mistake was using a suggested 1/3 white rice and 3/4 wild rice. The white rice turned to mush. I cooked the rice in beef broth. When done, I added onion, garlic, and celery cooked tender in a little olive oil along with the peas, cranberries, and toasted walnuts. Nothing saved it. It's still mush. I think with fluffy wild rice it would have been very good, just don't use white rice.

stylistmama
8

stylistmama

I cooked rice in chicken broth and added walnuts... great side dish!

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (4 total)

  • Calories
  • 184 cal
  • 9%
  • Fat
  • 0.5 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs
  • 40.1 g
  • 13%
  • Protein
  • 6.2 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium
  • 45 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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