Wild Rice Pilaf with Broccoli and Cauliflower

Side Dishes.
Tender-crisp broccoli and cauliflower florets are an indispensable addition to this low-fat wild rice casserole.

Wild Rice Pilaf with Broccoli and Cauliflower


Quantity Ingredients
2 tbsp butter
2 slices back bacon, diced
1 onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1 cup wild rice, rinsed
2-1/4 cups chicken stock
1/2 tsp each, allspice and dried thyme
2 cups broccoli florets
2 cups cauliflower florets


1. In Dutch oven melt 1 tbsp butter; cook bacon over medium-high heat for 5 minutes or until crisp. Transfer bacon, using slotted spoon, to plate. 2. Add remaining 1 tbsp butter; cook, stirring onion and garlic for 3 to 5 minutes or until softened. Stir in rice; cook for 1 minute. Add stock, allspice and thyme; bring to boil. 3. Reduce heat to medium-low, simmer covered for 40 minutes. Add broccoli and cauliflower; simmer covered 7 minutes; uncover and simmer 5 minutes longer or until rice and vegetables are tender and most liquid is absorbed. 4. Stir in bacon. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Nutrition information: 272 calories, 7.9g total fat.

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