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Wild rice with cranberries and pecans on a white plate
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Holiday Wild Rice

This Holiday Wild Rice is healthy, gluten-free, so easy to make and absolutely full of the flavors of the season with cranberries and pecans.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time43 mins
Resting time10 mins
Total Time53 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Holday Wild Rice
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 235kcal
Author: Pam - Two Cups of Health


  • 2 Tbsp Butter
  • 1 Shallot Diced
  • 4 Large Mushrooms Sliced
  • 3/4 Cup Celery Chopped
  • 1 1/2 Cup Chicken Broth Low Sodium
  • 1/4 Cup Wild rice
  • 1/2 Cup Brown rice
  • 1/4 Cup Cranberries Dried
  • 1/4 Cup Pecans Toasted and rough chopped


  • Over medium high heat add butter to a medium saucepan.  When foamy add shallots, mushrooms and celery.  Cook 2-3 minutes until onions just begin to brown.
  • Add in chicken broth, cover and turn the heat to low.  Let simmer 40 minutes.
  • Turn off heat and mix in cranberries.  Cover and let stand 10 minutes.
  • Mix in toasted pecans and serve.


Calories: 235kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 392mg | Potassium: 345mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 260IU | Vitamin C: 8.6mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1.2mg