Fruited Wild Rice Pilaf Recipe
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Fruited Wild Rice Pilaf Recipe

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Crunchy apples and pecans give traditional wild rice a tasty twist. This dish pairs well with a variety of meaty entrees. —Becky Burch, Marceline, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 55 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 55 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1-1/4 cups hot water
  • 3/4 cup uncooked wild rice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules
  • 1 small apple, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated lemon peel, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 231 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 16mg cholesterol, 386mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein.


  1. In a large saucepan, saute onion and celery in butter until tender. Stir in the water, rice and bouillon; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 50-55 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender.
  2. Remove from the heat; fold in apple, pecans and lemon peel if desired. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Fruited Wild Rice Pilaf in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2002, p124

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