Brazilian Wild Rice Blend

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by Sharon123

I got this off a package of Lundberg gourmet whole grain rice mix. I have changed the recipe slightly. I think this would also be good with a little cumin added.

Top Review by giani23

Sharon, this is one of my go-to recipes, and I'm sorry I haven't reviewed it sooner. It is a very dressed up side dish, and I bring it to potlucks, or to highlight any type of Central or South America dinner I'm hosting, and it always raises eyebrows. The flavors are a little tame for my tastes, but easily kicked up with more sweet and salty accents. Thanks for posting.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook rice:.
  2. Combine brown and wild rice, 2 cups water or broth, and 1 tbls. olive oil in a pot with tight fitting lid.
  3. Bring to a boil, stirring once. Cover with lid. Reduce heat to simmer and cook 45-50 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat, let stand in covered pot for 10 minutes.
  5. Fluff with fork, and salt to taste.
  6. To make Brazilian:.
  7. In a separate bowl, mix together oil, chili powder, garlic powder, honey, salt and orange rind. Pour this mixture into the hot rice and mix lightly. Fold in olives and nuts.
  8. Serve and enjoy!

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