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.
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
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.