Slow-Cooked Wild Rice Pilaf

Slow-Cooked Wild Rice Pilaf

Come home to this hearty wild rice pilaf recipe that’s slow cooked for dinner using Green Giant® Sliced Mushrooms, chicken broth and dried cherries!

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

5:10

Hrs:Mins

Makes

12

(3/4-cup)

1 1/2
cups uncooked wild rice
1/2
cup sliced green onions
1
(4.5-oz.) jar Green Giant® Sliced Mushrooms, drained
1
garlic clove, minced
3/4
teaspoon salt
1
(14 1/2-oz.) can ready-to-serve chicken broth
2
cups water
1/2
cup (3 oz.) dried cherries
3/4
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/4
teaspoon nutmeg
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  1. Spray 4 to 6-quart slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray. Rinse rice with cold water; place in sprayed slow cooker. Add onions, mushrooms, garlic, salt, broth and water.
  2. Cover; cook on high setting for 3 to 4 hours.
  3. Add cherries, thyme and nutmeg to rice; mix gently. Cook on low setting for an additional 30 to 60 minutes or until rice is opened and tender.
  4. Just before serving, stir in parsley.
Makes 12 (3/4-cup) servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Ingredient Substitution
Dried cranberries can be used in place of the cherries.
Make-Ahead Tip
Cook the rice ahead; keep it warm in a slow cooker set on low for up to two hours.
Storage tip
Cover any leftover pilaf and refrigerate or freeze it; reheat in the microwave for another meal.
Serving Suggestion
Enjoy this winter side dish with a pork, poultry or beef entree.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (3/4 Cup)
  • Calories 110
    • (Calories from Fat 10),
  • Total Fat 1g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 180mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 21g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 4g),
  • Protein 4g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 1/2 Fruit;
    • 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.