This healthy rice pilaf combines wild rice with brown rice for a nutty, delicious side dish that pairs perfectly with roasted salmon, chicken or pork. Bonus: Nutrient-rich wild rice has a higher protein content than many other whole grains.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: What to Eat with Diabetes 2019


Recipe Summary

10 mins
1 hr


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine broth, wild rice, scallion whites, and pepper in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.

  • Stir in brown rice; return to a boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer until the rice is tender and most of the liquid is absorbed, 30 to 35 minutes more. Remove from heat and let stand, covered, for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork and serve.

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Nutrition Facts

174 calories; protein 6.4g 13% DV; carbohydrates 35.4g 11% DV; exchange other carbs 2.5; dietary fiber 2.6g 11% DV; sugars 1g; fat 1g 2% DV; saturated fat 0.2g 1% DV; vitamin a iu 62.3IU 1% DV; vitamin c 1.6mg 3% DV; folate 31.1mcg 8% DV; calcium 9.2mg 1% DV; iron 1.1mg 6% DV; magnesium 54.8mg 20% DV; potassium 247.7mg 7% DV; sodium 264.5mg 11% DV; thiamin 0.2mg 18% DV.