Wild Rice Pilaf

Grape tomatoes add garden-fresh flavor to this easy side dish recipe made with both white rice and packaged wild rice mixes.

Wild Rice Pilaf
Servings: 12 Yield: 12 buffet servings Prep 10 mins Cook 25 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, cored, seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 cup white rice
  • 2 boxes wild rice pilaf (6 ounces each)
  • 1 1/2 grape tomatoes, cut in half

Make It

1. In a large nonstick saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and pepper and saute for several minutes, stirring constantly, until onion is tender.

2. Add white rice and rice from mixes; cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add flavor packets and 4 cups water. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low, cover and cook 20 minutes or until rice is tender; stir in tomatoes during last minute of cooking. Remove from heat. Let sit 10 minutes. (See photo) Do-ahead tip: Prepare, let cool, cover and refrigerate up to 3 hours. Reheat over low heat, adding more water if needed.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 12; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 146, Fat, total (g): 2, chol. (mg): , sat. fat (g): , carb. (g): 31, fiber (g): 2, pro. (g): 3, sodium (mg): 426, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.