Wednesday, 11 April 2012

Easy Brown and Wild Rice Pilaf

This recipe pairs so well, with so many different meals, and is so simple. It's becoming a staple side dish in our house.

Easy Brown and Wild Rice Pilaf
  • 2 T oil or butter
  • 1 diced carrot
  • 1 diced stalk of celery
  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • 1/3 c uncooked wild rice
  • 2/3 c uncooked brown rice
  • 2 cups broth (chicken or veggie)
  • 1/2 c water
  • salt and pepper to taste
Begin by melting the butter (or heating the oil) in a medium saucepan over med heat. Toss in the veggies and season with a little salt and pepper. Let them soften up for a few minutes and add the rice. The rice will crackle a bit. Let it brown for about a minute, then add the broth and water. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a light simmer. Simmer, covered, for about 45 minutes to an hour. Remove from heat and fluff with a fork.


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