Wild Rice with Caramalized Onions & Cherries
 
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A classic wild rice dish that is sweet and savory and flavored with fresh cherries and caramelized onions. A perfect compliment to any meal.
Serves: 3 cups
Ingredients
  • ½ cup Wild Rice
  • 2 Cups Vegetable Broth
  • ¼ cup onion, diced
  • 2 tsp. garlic, minced
  • ⅓ cup cherries, fresh, pitted, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. parsley, fresh
Instructions
  1. In a medium sauce pan, bring vegetable broth to a boil. Add rice and bring to second boil. Cover rice, and simmer on low for 40 minutes until broth is evaporated. Fluff with fork.
  2. Meanwhile in a skillet, heat the olive oil, add the onion, cook for about 5 minutes until tender, add garlic, saute for about another 30 seconds. Add cherries and cook until cherries are warmed about another 2 minutes.
  3. In a bowl add cherry mixture and rice. Fold in parsley.
Notes
Calories per cup: 161.3, Fat: 4.9, Cholesterol: 0, Sodium: 47, Potassium: 64, Carbs: 25, Fiber: 2.6, Sugar: 2.7, Protein: 5.8

Adapted from Skinny Bitch Cookbook
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 cup
Recipe by Peanut Butter and Peppers at http://www.peanutbutterandpeppers.com/2012/06/05/skinny-bitch-tuesdays-wild-rice-pilaf/