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Wild Rice Pilaf Mix Recipe

We exchange homemade gifts in our family—I give this tasty mix to relatives and friends. It goes well with a variety of entrees and it's a handy side dish to serve when guests drop in.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 55 min. YIELD:54 servings


  • 3 cups uncooked wild rice
  • 2 cups dried lentils
  • 2 cups raisins
  • 1 cup medium pearl barley
  • 1/2 cup sunflower kernels
  • 1/4 cup beef bouillon granules
  • 3 tablespoons dried parsley flakes
  • 3 tablespoons dried minced onion
  • 2 tablespoons dried minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients; mix well. Store in an airtight container. To make two servings, combine 1/3 cup mix and 1 cup water in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 50 minutes or until rice and barley are tender. Yield: 9 cups mix.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/3 cup) equals 101 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 308 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 4 g protein.