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Wild Rice with Dried Apricots

Total Time
55 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
45 min
Serves
8
Difficulty
Easy
Serve this side dish with your holiday bird or as a perfect complement to pork, Cornish game hens or chicken.
Ingredients

uncooked carrot(s)

2 medium, diced

salted butter

2 tsp

fresh thyme

2 tsp, or 1/2 tsp dried

uncooked wild rice

1 cup(s)

dried apricot halves

½ cup(s), diced

fat free chicken broth

3 cup(s)

table salt

½ tsp

uncooked white rice

1 cup(s), long grain

chives

½ cup(s), sliced, optional

Instructions

  1. Sauté carrots in butter until lightly browned. Add thyme, wild rice, apricots, broth and salt. Bring to a low simmer, cover and cook for 25 minutes. Stir in long-grain rice and simmer for an additional 20 minutes.
  2. Sprinkle with chives and serve. Yields about eight 1-cup servings.

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