Lemon-Pecan Wild Rice Recipe

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Rice is a unique accompaniment to turkey ro any number of meaty entrees. This dish has just the right amount of lemon and nutty flavor. —Diane Kensinger, Manheim, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 55 min.
MAKES:4-6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 55 min.
MAKES: 4-6 servings


  • 3 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 cup uncooked wild rice
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3 tablespoons thinly sliced green onion
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 209 calories, 10g fat (2g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 486mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 3g fiber), 6g protein.


  1. In a large saucepan, bring the broth, rice and butter to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 50-60 minutes or until rice is tender.
  2. Stir in the onions, parsley, lemon peel and juice. Stir in pecans. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Originally published as Lemon-Pecan Wild Rice in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2005, p125

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