Holiday Wild Rice

Monday, February 27, 2012

If you're looking for an alternative to mashed potatoes or sweet potatoes at Thanksgiving or Christmas, try some nutty wild rice with sweet cranberries, apples and heart-healthy walnuts.

Cook Time: 45?minutes

Total Time: 45?minutes


  • 1 cup wholegrain rice, uncooked
  • 1 cup wild rice, uncooked
  • 4 cups fat free, low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup apple, diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts


Rinse and drain wild rice with cold water. Place wholegrain and wild rice in a large saucepan with the broth, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until rice is tender and broth is absorbed, about 45 minutes. Transfer rice to a large bowl and fold in cranberries, diced apple and walnuts. Serves 6-8.

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