With the upcoming Holidays in the not so distant future I thought I would pass along a perfect side dish for your Holiday Meal from the Jennie - O website, Wild Rice and Cranberry Pilaf. Wild Rice, Barley, and Cranberries provides the great flavor! At the Jennie - O website (http://www.jennieo.com/) not only can you find delicious and healthy Turkey Recipes but you can also find Recipes for Side Dishes, Salads, and Desserts. Enjoy and Make the SWITCH!
Wild Rice and Cranberry Pilaf
Wild rice and barley pair with cranberries and orange zest in this flavorful side dish.
¾ cup wild rice
3 cups chicken broth
½ cup pearl barley (not quick cooking)
½ cup dried cranberries
2 teaspoons grated orange peel
salt and pepper, if desired
1) Heat oven 350°F. In large saucepan, combine wild rice and broth. Bring to boiling, reduce heat. Cover. Simmer 15 minutes. Stir in barley and dried cranberries.
2) Spoon in 1½-quart casserole. Cover. Bake 1 hour or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed, stirring once. Fluff with fork. Stir in orange peel and salt and pepper, if desired.
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