Wild Rice with Cranberry and Orange
Wild rice is a good source of complex carbohydrates (the kind that keep you feeling fuller for longer) and vitamin B (notably niacin), important for heart health.
Perfectly Balance Your Plate
Serve with grilled steak and steamed veggies.
1 cup wild rice
5 cups water
1⁄4 cup olive oil
1⁄3 cup orange juice
1 tsp mint
Sea Salt, to taste
Black Pepper, to taste
1 cup cranberries
1⁄2 cup pecan halves
1 orange, zested
4 green onions, thinly sliced
- Combine wild rice with water in Multipurpose Pot - 8 cup. Bring to a boil, reduce temperature to a gentle simmer for 45 minutes. Check after 30 minutes for tenderness. Drain rice.
- In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, orange juice, Rosemary Garlic, mint, Salt and Pepper.
- Add rice, cranberries, pecans, orange zest and sliced green onions. Stir gently to combine and serve hot, cold or at room temperature.
Per serving: Calories 280, Fat 9 g (Saturated 1 g, Trans 0 g), Cholesterol 0 mg, Sodium 15 mg, Carbohydrate 47 g (Fibre 4 g, Sugars 21 g), Protein 2 g.