Wild Rice and Walnut Pilaf

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 40 mins

Cooking Light. Nov 2003.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Add onion; cook 3 minutes, stirring frequently.
  2. Stir in water, rice, and 1/4 teaspoon salt; bring to a boil.
  3. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 40 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  4. Remove from heat; stir in 1/4 teaspoon salt, parsley, chives, juice, and oil. Sprinkle each serving with walnuts.
Most Helpful

5 5

I didn't have wild rice on hand and replaced it with black rice aka forbidden rice. The black rice doesn't take as long to cook as brown rice does therefore I cooked it separately and stirred it into the brown rice just before serving. Fresh parsley and chives from the garden gave the rice additional flavor and color. This side dish complemented Moroccan Meatballs and oven grilled crookneck squash quite well.