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Apple-Cranberry Wild Rice

 Apple-Cranberry Wild Rice
Dried apples, cranberries and savory nicely complement the wild rice and leek in this delicious recipe from Marion Karlin of Waterloo, Iowa.
6 ServingsPrep: 5 min. Cook: 1-1/4 hours

Ingredients

  • 2-3/4 cups water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup uncooked wild rice
  • 1 teaspoon dried savory
  • 1small leek (white portion only), coarsely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup chopped dried apples
  • 6 tablespoons chicken broth, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, bring water and salt to a boil. Stir in the
  • rice. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1 hour or until rice is
  • tender. Drain. Stir in savory; set aside.
  • In a large nonstick skillet, saute leek in oil for 1 minute. Stir in
  • cranberries, apples and 3 tablespoons broth. Cover and simmer for
  • 6-8 minutes or until fruit is tender, stirring occasionally.
  • Add rice, onion salt, lemon-pepper and remaining broth. Cook and stir
  • for 1-2 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: One serving (1/2 cup) equals 124 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 359 mg sodium,

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Apple-Cranberry Wild Rice (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 26 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 fruit.