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Nutty Brown Wild Rice

nut-wild-rice Leigh Beisch

Ingredients

  • 2 (6.2-ounce) packages fast-cooking recipe long-grain and wild rice (such as Uncle Ben's)
  • 2 (14-ounce) cans fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup pine nuts, toasted
  • 1/3 to 2/3 cup dried cherries
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Preparation


1. 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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  • 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.
  • Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 296
Fat per serving: 6g
Saturated fat per serving: 1g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 2g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 3g
Protein per serving: 8g
Carbohydrate per serving: 53g
Fiber per serving: 2g
Cholesterol per serving: 0.0mg
Iron per serving: 2mg
Sodium per serving: 397mg
Calcium per serving: 41mg