Cranberry Wild Rice Pilaf

READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 8-10




  • In a large saucepan, bring 6 cups of the broth and 6 cups of water to a boil; add wild rice and return to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer uncovered, stirring occasionally, until rice is tender but firm, about 35-40 minutes.
  • In another saucepan, saute the onions in the butter until tender, about 10-12 minutes.
  • Add the spices and stir until aromatic, then add the remaining broth and 3 cups of water, the cranberries, raisins, and orange zest.
  • Season with salt and pepper, bring to a boil, then add the white rice and reduce heat to low, cover, and cook until rice is tender, about 20 minutes.
  • Drain the wild rice.
  • Remove the bay leaves from the white rice and discard.
  • Mix together both rices and stir in the pine nuts; adjust seasonings if necessary.
  • Serve hot.