Slow-Cooker Edamame-Rice Bowl with Cherries & Pecans

Slow-Cooker Edamame-Rice Bowl with Cherries & Pecans

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From: Everyday Slow Cooker

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.

Ingredients 6 servings

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  • 1 cup uncooked wild rice
  • ¾ cup uncooked brown rice
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted
  • Cooking spray
  • 3¾ cups unsalted vegetable stock
  • 1 cup chopped yellow onions (from 1 onion)
  • 1 (8 ounce) package frozen shelled edamame
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ cup dried cherries (about 2½ ounces), chopped
  • ½ cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • Fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves (optional)

Preparation

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  1. 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 ¾ teaspoon of the salt.
  2. 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.
  3. Stir the pecans, vinegar, and remaining ¼ teaspoon salt into the rice just before serving. Garnish with the parsley, if desired.
  • 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 ¾ 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 information

  • Serving size: 1⅓ cups
  • Per serving: 381 calories; 12 g fat(2 g sat); 7 g fiber; 61 g carbohydrates; 12 g protein; 13 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 459 mg sodium;
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 4

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