Colorful Rice - Semi-Homemaker Recipe

Total Time:
40 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
30 min

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 2 1/2 cups low-sodium chicken stock or broth
  • 1 (6-ounce) package wild rice
  • Olive oil cooking spray
  • 1 teaspoon fresh chopped garlic or crushed garlic from jar
  • 1/2 cup yellow onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup diced celery
  • 1/2 (8-ounce) package sliced white mushrooms, chopped
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries, optional
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans, optional
  • 1 (8-ounce) can sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 1/2 orange, zested
Directions

In a large sauce pot bring the chicken stock to a boil over medium heat. Add rice, cover, turn the heat down to low and cook for 20 minutes or until rice has absorbed all the liquid and is tender.

Heat a large skillet over medium heat and spray with olive oil cooking spray. Add the garlic, onions, celery and mushrooms and saute until tender about 5 to 7 minutes.

Add rice, cranberries, pecans, water chestnuts and orange zest. Mix to combine and cook until all ingredients are heated through. Transfer to a serving bowl and serve.


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