Brazilian Wild Rice Blend

Total Time
1hr 20mins
15 mins
1 hr 5 mins

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.

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  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!