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Basic Recipe for Cooking Wild Rice Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Evie Berge
Added: Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. wild rice
4 c. water
1 tsp.salt

Directions:
Directions:
Rinse wild rice under running water, using a strainer or a bowl; drain. Bring wild rice, water and salt to boiling in heavy saucepan; reduce heat and simmer, covered, until kernels open and are tender but not mushy. Simmer 45-55 minutes. Drain.

One of these additions can be stirred into the cooked rice:
1/4 c. melted butter or margarine
1/2 c. chopped onion and 2 c. sliced fresh mushrooms sauteed in 1/4 c. butter or margarine until tender, 2-3 minutes
1/2 cup sliced almonds sauteed in 1/4 c. butter or margarine, 2-3 minutes
1/2 c. chopped green onions sauteed in 1/4 c. butter, 1/4 c. snipped parsley and 2 T. dry sherry

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Cooked wild rice freezes well. I cook an entire pound and freeze in small packages for quick soups.

 

 

 

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