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Wild Rice with Shredded Carrots and Walnuts

No recipe image available.A simple ginger and orange-scented wild rice side dish with shredded carrots, green onions and crunchy walnuts.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 tablespoon olive oil
1 1/2 cups shredded carrots
1 cup finely chopped green onion
1 1/2 cups chicken broth
1 cup orange juice
8 ounces uncooked wild rice
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 cup walnut pieces

Cooking Directions:

  1. Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add carrots and onions and sauté until softened, 3 to 5 minutes. Add remaining ingredients, except walnuts. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover tightly and simmer 1 hour or until rice is tender.
  2. Meanwhile, place a large skillet over medium high heat until hot. Add walnuts and cook 2-3 minutes or until fragrant and beginning to lightly brown, stirring constantly. Place in a bowl and set aside.
  3. When rice is cooked, stir in walnuts and serve.

Makes 8 servings.

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