Total Time
1hr 25mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 1 hr

If you are looking for a wonderful rice side dish to serve for you guests, then this is it! A delicious blend of flavours, along with dried fruit makes this dish a winner. Add in some fresh garlic when you saute the onions if desired. Adjust all seasonings to taste.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saucepan, saute brown rice, carrots, onions, and mushrooms in 2 tablespoons oil (you can use a tablespoon more oil if desired) for 10 minutes, or until the brown rice is golden in colour.
  2. Add the wild rice, broth, thyme and rosemary; bring to a boil; reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 25 minutes.
  3. Stir in long-grain white rice, cover, and simmer for 25 mins, or until the liquid is absorbed, and the wild rice is tender.
  4. Remove from heat, stir in apricots or cranberries (or a combination of both), green onions, salt and pepper.
  5. Cover, and let stand for 4 minutes.
  6. Sprinkle with pecans just before serving.
  7. *Note* you may add more broth or water, and simmer a little longer if needed.
  8. Delicious!


Most Helpful

Great & tasty rice. There's abit of a process from start to finish but worth the effort. Nice vegys & right proportions of ingredients. Only changes I made was that I soaked the cranberries in hot water before chopping & didn't add the nuts due to personal preference. Served with pork tenderloin w/mango chutney and complimented the flavours nicely, thanks for sharing.

Mustang Sally 54269 June 11, 2011

At first bite I was disappointed because I thought this pilaf was bland. UNTIL - I added salt. Then BAM! - the flavors came out and it was delicious. Thanks for sharing.

AllergyGirl April 02, 2010

This was very yummy. I did have to cook the rice mixture an additional 20 minutes till done. Made as posted. We enjoyed the added flavor of the cranberries. Thanks for posting. :) I served it with recipe #290743 for a very tasty dinner.

teresas February 17, 2009

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