Wild Rice and Mushroom Pilaf
- 1/2 cup uncooked wild rice 125 mL
- 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 125 mL
- 1 Tbsp canola oil, divided 15 mL
- 1 cup whole mushrooms, wiped clean and quartered 250 mL
- 1/2 cup diced onion 125 mL
- 1 cup frozen corn, thawed 250 mL
- 1/2 of a medium red bell pepper, thinly sliced 1/2 (about 1/4 cup/60 mL)
- 1/4 tsp poultry seasoning 1 mL
- 1/2 tsp coarsely ground black pepper 2 mL
- 1. Cook rice according to package directions. Meanwhile, heat a large nonstick skillet over medium high heat until hot. Add walnuts and cook 2 to 3 minutes or until fragrant, stirring frequently. Set aside on separate plate.
- 2. Using the same skillet, add 2 tsp (10 mL) of the canola oil; swirling to coat bottom. Add mushrooms and onion and cook 2 minutes. Add corn, bell peppers and poultry seasoning and sauté for 5 minutes or until vegetables are just tender. Remove from heat, cover to keep warm.
- 3. Drain rice, shaking off excess liquid and add to mushroom mixture; stir in walnuts and black pepper. Drizzle the remaining 1 tsp (5 mL) oil over all and toss gently.
- Preparation time: 15 minutes
- Cook time: 45 minutes
- Total time: 60 minutes
4 cups (1 L)
Serves 8; 1/2 cup (125 mL) per serving
|Total Fat||5 g|
|Saturated Fat||0 g|
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