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Nutty Wild Rice Recipe

Nutty Wild Rice Recipe

You'll go nuts for this wild side dish and its hearty crunch. Served warm, this rice packs a zesty bite. Heather Webb, Channelview, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 50 min. YIELD:5 servings

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup uncooked wild rice
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 6 green onions, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2/3 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • 1/4 cup sunflower kernels
  • 3 tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, bring the water, rice and soy sauce to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 45-60 minutes or until rice is tender.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a small skillet, saute onions in butter until tender. Stir in the remaining ingredients; heat through. Remove from the heat.
  • 3. Drain rice if necessary. Stir in onion mixture. Yield: 5 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 236 calories, 15 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 314 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 8 g protein.