Rating: 4.5 stars
9 Ratings
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I have made variations of this festive rice dish many times with rave comments from my guests. It will vary almost every ingredient, the rice, citrus, dried fruits. It is healthy and you can serve it all year long.

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
55 mins
additional:
2 hrs
total:
3 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 servings
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In one saucepan, combine the wild rice and 3 cups of water. Bring to a boil, cover and reduce heat to low. Simmer for 40 to 50 minutes, or until rice is tender and water has been absorbed.

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  • In a separate saucepan, combine the brown rice and 2 cups of water. Bring to a boil, cover and reduce heat to low. Simmer for 45 minutes, or until rice is tender and water has been absorbed.

  • After both kinds of rice have finished cooking, spread out on baking sheets to cool and dry for about 30 minutes.

  • In a large bowl, combine the wild rice, brown rice, pecans, raisins, green onions, mint, orange juice and zest. Stir in the wine and olive oil; season with salt and pepper. Cover and set aside for 2 hours to blend flavors. Serve at room temperature.

Nutrition Facts

444 calories; protein 6.5g; carbohydrates 53.8g; fat 24g; sodium 10.5mg. Full Nutrition
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