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Wild Rice With Pecans

Wild Rice With Pecans




Whole grain goodness!




Food Weight: 3.0 




Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 1/8threcipe, 229 grams or ~ 1 cup)

  • 1 cup wild rice, uncooked
  • 5 cups reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup pecan halves shelled
  • 1 cup golden raisins
  • ¼ cup fresh mint, chopped
  • Grated rind of one large orange
  • ½ cup green onions, thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper



Wash and rinse rice thoroughly.  Place rice in a medium size saucepan and add chicken broth. Bring to a rapid boil then turn heat down and simmer for an additional 45 minutes, uncovered. Stir occasionally and check to make sure rice is not too soft. Drain rice and transfer to a large bowl. Add in remaining ingredients and toss gently. Refrigerate for one hour then let stand and serve at room temperature.


Nutritional Information Per Serving (~ 1 cup):
Food Weight: 3.0, Calories: 311, Fat: 17 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 572 mg,
Carbohydrate: 35 g, Dietary Fiber: 4 g, Sugars: 17 g, Protein: 7 g

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