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Wild Rice Pilaf

Wild Rice Pilaf Recipe from Down to Earth Organic and Natural

6-8 Servings

Updated: Mon, 05/13/2019 - 9:05pm


  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1½ teaspoons dried basil
  • ¾ cup diced red onion
  • 1 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1½ cups sliced mushrooms
  • ⅓ cup pine nuts or chopped nuts (optional)
  • 2 cups wild rice blend
  • 3¾ cups vegetable broth
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1-2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • ¼ cup sliced fresh basil


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet and add dried basil, red onion, bell pepper, mushrooms and pine nuts.
  2. Sauté for a few minutes, then add rice and cook for about 5 minutes more.
  3. Meanwhile, bring vegetable broth, black pepper and salt to a boil.
  4. Add rice mixture to boiling liquid, reduce heat to low and cook for 50 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat, fluff with a fork and stir in lemon juice.
  6. Top with fresh sliced basil and enjoy!