Mixed Rice Pilaf with Orange

4
4
2
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
1 hr 11 min
Prep
6 min
Cook
55 min
Serves
6
Difficulty
Easy

Ingredients

Olive oil

1 Tbsp

Uncooked wild rice blend

½ cup(s)

Uncooked wild rice blend

¼ cup(s)

Uncooked onion(s)

1 small, chopped

Uncooked celery

1 rib(s), medium, cut into small dice

Water

1½ cup(s)

Orange(s)

1 medium, zest grated and orange squeezed

Table salt

½ tsp

Black pepper

¼ tsp

Dried currants

¼ cup(s)

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in medium saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and celery and cook, stirring, until softened, about 5 minutes. Add water, 1/4 cup orange juice, salt, and pepper and bring to boil. Stir in rice. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed, about 45 minutes; sprinkle currants on top of rice for last 5 minutes of cooking time.
  2. Remove saucepan from heat and let stand, covered, 10 minutes. Fluff rice with fork and stir in orange zest. Transfer to serving bowl.
  3. Per serving: about 2/3 cup