Touch of the Wild Rice | Midwest Living

Touch of the Wild Rice

Touch of the Wild Rice

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  • Makes: 8 servings
  • Prep 15 mins
  • Cook 43 mins

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  • 2 cups wild rice, rinsed and drained
  • 4 cups boiling water
  • 1 cup sliced shiitake or button mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 3/4 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 tablespoon tamari sauce or soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup chopped hazelnuts, toasted


  1. In a large, covered saucepan, cook wild rice in boiling salted water for about 40 minutes or until rice is tender and most of the liquid is absorbed.
  2. Meanwhile, in a medium skillet, cook mushrooms, onion, and celery in hot oil for 5 minutes or until tender.
  3. Add the vegetable mixture, peas, cranberries, and tamari sauce to rice. Cook, uncovered, for 3 to 4 minutes more or until heated through and the remaining liquid is absorbed.
  4. To serve, transfer rice to a serving bowl. Top with nuts. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Touch of the Wild Rice)

Servings Per Recipe 8, carb. (g) 37, Fat, total (g) 4, cal. (kcal) 211, sodium (mg) 146

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