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Wild Rice with Dried Fruit & Walnuts

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  • Servings:

    4 (109 g) as an appetizer
  • Prep Time:

    15 minutes
  • Cook Time:

    55 minutes


Enjoy your whole grains to the fullest with this elegant rice pilaf-style side. Pairs beautifully with oven-roasted chicken breast or pork tenderloin. Add in a salad of massaged greens for a complete meal that will be welcomed at the most elegant dinner table or a simple weeknight family supper.Tip: To toast the nuts, place in a dry skillet over low heat and toast until just fragrant (2-3 minutes).
1/2 cup wild rice
1 Tbsp. olive oil
1/4 onion
1/2 carrot, peeled
1/2 stalk celery
2 t. finely chopped scallions
1 apple, peeled and diced
1 1/2 Tbsp. raisins
1 tsp. chopped fresh parsley
1 tsp. red wine vinegar
2 tsp. finely chopped shallots
Pepper, to taste
1 1/2 Tbsp. chopped walnuts, toasted
Wild Rice with Dried Fruit & Walnuts


1. Cook rice according to package directions.
2. While rice cooks, heat oil in a small pan over medium heat. Cook onion, carrot, and celery until tender (6-8 minutes). Set aside.
3. When rice is done, fluff with a fork and gently stir in all ingredients.


Nutritional Facts
Servings 4 (109 g)
Base Nutrients
Calories 167 kcal (8%)
Calories from Fat 50 kcal (0%)
Total Fat 6 g (8%)
Saturated Fat 1 g (4%)
Cholesterol 0 mg (0%)
Sodium 13 mg (1%)
Total Carbohydrates 28 g (9%)
Dietary Fiber 3 g (14%)
Protein 4 g (7%)
Vitamin A n/a
Vitamin C 5 mg (5%)
Calcium 20 mg (2%)
Iron 1 mg (4%)