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Lemon-Thyme Manitoba Wild Rice Pilaf

4
4
0
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
1 hr 5 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
55 min
Serves
6
Difficulty
Easy
This simple, lemony side dish pairs well with fish, chicken or roasted meats. Substitute other minced herbs if thyme isn’t your favourite.

Ingredients

Extra virgin olive oil

1 tsp(s)

Uncooked shallot(s)

¼ cup(s), minced

Kosher salt

½ tsp(s)

Uncooked wild rice

1½ cup(s)

Canned chicken broth

1¾ cup(s)

Fresh thyme

2 tsp(s), or to taste

Lemon zest

2 tsp(s), or to taste

Fresh lemon juice

1 tsp(s), or to taste

Table salt

tsp(s), or to taste

Black pepper

pinch, or to taste

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a small saucepan over medium-low heat. Add shallots and kosher salt; cook, stirring frequently, until shallots are softened, about 6 minutes.
  2. Add rice and broth to pan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, until rice is tender, about 45 minutes. Stir in thyme, lemon zest and lemon juice; season to taste with salt and pepper. Yields about 2/3 cup per serving.