Recipe courtesy of Michael Lomonaco

Wild Rice with Spicy Pecans

  • Level: Easy
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Ingredients

1 1/2 cups water

2 bay leaves

Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

1 1/2 cups wild rice

3/4 cup pecan pieces

2/3 cup cranberries

2 tablespoons unsalted butter

2 to 3 tablespoons maple syrup

1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste

Directions

  1. Combine the water, bay leaves, salt and pepper to taste in a pot with a snug-fitting lid. Bring to a boil. Add the rice, reduce to a simmer, and cook 40 to 45 minutes.
  2. Combine the remaining ingredients in a saute pan and saute over low heat until the nuts have toasted lightly. Remove from the heat and combine with the cooked wild rice.

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