Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Wild Rice Mushroom Pilaf



I found a wild rice blend in the bulk section of our grocery store and decided to try it. It made a very nice pilaf that goes well with almost anything. This serves 8-10 but can easily be halved.

  • 2 cups wild rice blend
  • 4 cups of low sodium chicken broth
  • 2 shallots, minced (or 1/2 cup chopped onion)
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 lb of brown mushrooms sliced
  • 2 tablespoons butter, or olive oil
  • 1/4 cup of freshly chopped parsley, optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground sage
  1. Saute minced shallots, garlic and mushrooms in butter until softened.
  2. Add the sage and rice. Stir the rice well to coat it in the butter. 
  3. Add the broth bring to a boil and simmer for 20 minutes.
  4. Take off the heat and let stand for 5 minutes, stir the rice adding fresh parsley. 

6 comments:

  1. YUM! Thanks for another fabulous recipe. My family will LoVe this!

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  2. Char, this sounds a looks wonderful! I've been craving a good Rice Pilaf...guess what I'll be serving for supper tonight? Thanks!

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  3. I just love the addition of ground sage. My family loves wild rice and this is a really nice switch-up. Thank you for sharing :)

    Blessings to All,
    Anna (Toronto)

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  4. I'm not a mennonite or a girl but holy hell I'm making this goddamn pilaf!

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  5. Looks great! Do I simmer with a lid on or off?

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