Wild Blend® Rice Pilaf with Mushrooms, Bell Peppers, and Spinach

Quick Information

Time
1 hr 15 mins
Serves
6
Calories
220
Gluten Free
Recipe

Recipe

Ingredients

1 Tbsp. olive oil

2 large shallots, diced (about 1¼ cup)

1¾ cups low sodium, low fat chicken broth (or vegetable broth)

1 cup apple juice

1⅓ cups Lundberg Family Farms Organic Wild Blend® Rice

2 cups sliced mushrooms

1 medium red bell pepper, cored and diced

1 cup spinach, torn into bite sized pieces

½ tsp. dried oregano

¼ cup golden raisins or dried cranberries

Salt & pepper to taste

Optional: Garnish with ¼ cup each: toasted walnuts, feta or bleu cheese

Preparation

Heat olive oil and diced shallots in a large saucepot over med-high heat. Cook shallots about 5 minutes; stir in Lundberg Wild Blend® Rice and oregano. Add chicken broth and apple juice, bring to boil, reduce to simmer and cover. Cook for 50 minutes. Remove from heat, stir in mushrooms, spinach, bell pepper, and raisins; steam, with the lid on, for 10 minutes.
Add salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with toasted walnuts and feta cheese if desired.

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Nutritional Facts

Serving Size: 1 cup (without garnish)

Amount Per Serving

Calories 220

Calories from Fat

Total Fat 3.5g

Saturated Fat 0.5g

Cholesterol 0mg

Sodium 30mg

Total Carbohydrates 44g

Fiber 4g

Sugar 11g

Protein 6g