Vegetable Wild Rice

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Chock-full of mushrooms, celery and green onions, this hearty side dish is an ideal accompaniment to cool-weather meals. Our Test Kitchen staff seasoned it with garlic, thyme and rosemary so it complements nearly any entree. Plus, it makes a big batch, so you can use the extra in the next two dishes.

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 20 mins
Servings:
10
Yield:
10 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 ½ cups chicken broth

  • 2 ½ cups water

  • 2 cups uncooked wild rice

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme

  • ½ teaspoon pepper

  • ¼ teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed

  • 1 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced

  • ¾ cup diced celery

  • ½ cup sliced green onions

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

  • 4 teaspoons vegetable oil

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, bring broth and water to a boil. add the rice, salt, thyme, pepper and rosemary. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 60-65 minutes or until rice is tender; drain.

  2. In a large skillet, saute the mushrooms, celery, green onions and garlic in oil. Add the rice; heat through.