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Brown and Wild Rice Medley with Black Beans

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"This is a flavorful whole grain rice and black bean dish that can stand on its own as a vegetarian dish or can be added to with any sort of meat. You can use any rice mixture (brown, wild, long grain, red), if desired. You can use any mushroom in place of the shiitake mushrooms."
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55 m servings 284
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Combine vegetable broth, wild rice, brown rice, and olive oil in a saucepan; bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, cover with a lid, and simmer for 20 minutes. Stir balsamic vinegar, sherry, garlic, salt, black pepper, and cardamom into rice; cover with a lid and continue simmering until flavors start to combine, about 10 minutes.
  2. Stir black beans, mushrooms, cranberries, and parsley into rice mixture; continue cooking over low heat until rice is tender and mixture is hot throughout, 10 to 15 minutes more.


  • Cook's Note:
  • You can use chicken broth in place of the vegetable broth, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 284 calories; 4.9 52.1 8.6 0 722 Full nutrition

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I so enjoyed this! thank you for sharing it

Not sure if I was supposed to but I used the flavor packet in the only wild rice I could find and I loved it. The cardamom was the part I did not like. I don't think it was necessary. Good recip...