Wild Rice Pilaf with Pomegranate Recipe

Wild Rice
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Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 finely chopped shallots
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 cup wild rice (not pre-packaged mix)
  • ½ cup brown jasmine rice
  • ½ cup red jasmine rice
  • 3 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup pomegranate seeds

A hearty and healthy grain side dish, garnished with sweet-tart pomegranate seeds for a festive wintery touch. Serve with Simplest Chuck Roast and Cream-Braised Belgian Endive.

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a medium saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter. Add the shallot and cook 5–7 minutes, or until tender. 

Stir in the next 4 ingredients. Cook, stirring continuously, for 2 minutes. Pour in stock. Bring to a simmer.

Cover saucepan; transfer to oven for 45 minutes. Remove and let steam for 15 minutes. Stir in pomegranate seeds.

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

475 calories

Dietary restrictions:

High Fiber Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Egg Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free, No Oil Added, No Sugar Added

Daily value:

24%

Servings:

4
  • Fat 103g 158%
  • Carbs 183g 61%
  • Saturated 35g 173%
  • Fiber 22g 86%
  • Trans 1g
  • Sugars 26g
  • Monounsaturated 32g
  • Polyunsaturated 27g
  • Protein 80g 161%
  • Cholesterol 113mg 38%
  • Sodium 1,081mg 45%
  • Calcium 176mg 18%
  • Magnesium 988mg 247%
  • Potassium 2,783mg 80%
  • Iron 16mg 88%
  • Zinc 20mg 134%
  • Phosphorus 2,355mg 336%
  • Vitamin A 302µg 34%
  • Vitamin C 13mg 22%
  • Thiamin (B1) 1mg 40%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 1mg 73%
  • Niacin (B3) 28mg 138%
  • Vitamin B6 2mg 80%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 298µg 75%
  • Vitamin B12 0µg 1%
  • Vitamin D 1µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 3mg 16%
  • Vitamin K 14µg 17%
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