Wild Rice Pecan Pilaf

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 50 mins

Another wonderful recipe from the Inn at Little Washington.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium-sized sauce pan, bring 2 quarts of water to a rapid boil.
  2. Add the 1/2 tsp salt and the wild rice.
  3. Boil uncovered for 40-45 minutes, or until the grains begin to pop open and the rice is tender.
  4. Drain and set aside.
  5. In a 10" skillet, melt the butter over medium heat.
  6. Add the carrot and saute for 1-2 minutes.
  7. Add celery, mushrooms, and pecans.
  8. Saute for just about 2 minutes more, stirring often.
  9. Add the rice and saute until thoroughly combined.
  10. Season with salt and pepper and serve.
  11. Serves 4.
Most Helpful

Superb side, with mushrooms, carrots and celery. Very rustic and tasty! Only enough for 2!

rosslare November 28, 2011

I had a mix of cooked brown rice, wild rice and wheat berry and didn 't have mushrooms so just cooked up the onion,carrot and celery plus walnuts instead of pecans!! Wonderful and definitely will do again.

karen in tbay March 04, 2011

Easy and great tasting rice pilaf! I used matchstick carrots and had walnuts on hand so subbed those for the pecans. DH loved this rice! Very nice change from ordinary buttered rice for a side dish. Thank you Bev for a great addition to our supper!

lauralie41 March 13, 2007