As a distributor with Youngliving I receive “The Essential Edge” which is a news paper with interesting articles and a recipe. I was reading the November’s, I know a little late but with the holidays I am behind on all my reading, anyway todays recipe comes form Novembers addition.
Silvie Shirazi is the mastermind behind this great recipe, you can find this and many more at GourmandelnTheKitchen.com, so a big thank you Silvie Shirazi.
Wild rice with mushrooms, cranberries, and pecans:
1 cup wild rice
1/2 cup pecans, chopped
2 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2-3 medium stalks of celery, finely sliced
1/2 pound mixed mushrooms (cremini and shitake) stems removed and thinly sliced
1 Teaspoon of fine sea salt
Freshly ground black pepper
1/4 cup of mushroom or vegetable stock
1/4 cup dried cranberries
1/4 cup golden raisins
2 drops of celery seed vitality essential oil
1 drop sage vitality essential oil
2 Tablespoons flat parsley, chopped
2 green onions, finely chopped
Corse salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
Yields 4-6 servings
Cook Rice according to package instructions, until just tender. Drain any excess liquid. Transfer to a bowl and set aside.
While rice cooks, preheat oven to 350 place pecans on baking sheet and toast until browned and fragrant, 4-5 set aside and let cool.
Heat half the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the sliced celery and saute, stirring constantly for 1-2 minutes. Add remaining oil along with sliced mushrooms, salt and a generous pinch of pepper. Cook, stirring frequently, until mushrooms have softened, about 5 minutes. Add the cooked rice, stock, cranberries, golden raisins, and essential oils. Cover and simmer until liquid has evaporated, about 2-3 minutes. Stir in parsley.
Add toasted pecans and green onions. Season with additional salt and pepper, if desired. Serve warm or at room Temperature.
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