With wild and brown rice, edamame, dried cherries and pecans, this dish boasts varied textures as well as an abundance of nutrients. Wild rice is rich in fiber and protein while brown rice is high in manganese, which helps the body digest fats. Cherries are packed with antioxidants, while pecans are loaded with healthy unsaturated fat. Source: Everyday Slow Cooker

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Stir together the rice and butter in a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker coated with cooking spray, stirring until the rice is evenly coated. Stir in the stock, onions, edamame, and 3/4 teaspoon of the salt.

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  • Cover and cook on HIGH until the rice is tender, 3 hours and 30 minutes to 4 hours. Stir in the cherries; turn off the heat, cover, and let stand 15 minutes.

  • Stir the pecans, vinegar, and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt into the rice just before serving. Garnish with the parsley, if desired.

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Multicooker Directions: In Step 1, stir together the rice and butter in the inner pot of a 6-quart multicooker coated with cooking spray, stirring until the rice is evenly coated. Stir in the stock, onion, edamame, and 3/4 teaspoon of the salt. In Step 2, lock the lid; turn Pressure Valve to "Venting." Cook on SLOW COOK [More] until the rice is tender, about 4 hours. Stir in the cherries; turn off the cooker. Cover with the lid, and let stand 15 minutes. Complete Step 3.

Nutrition Facts

381 calories; 12 g total fat; 2 g saturated fat; 459 mg sodium. 61 g carbohydrates; 7 g fiber; 13 g sugar; 12 g protein;

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