Easy Wild Rice Pilaf


Total: 30 minutes
Yield: 4 servings

This healthy wild rice pilaf features a colorful blend of whole grain rice. Rice is naturally gluten-free and simple, oil-free flavoring makes this plant-based recipe an essential side dish for holidays.

Ingredients

Preparation

  1. Peel the carrot and trim the celery. Dice both into small, bite-sized pieces
  2. Rinse the rice under water to get rid of any dust. In a small pot, combine the rice, carrot, celery, bay leaf, thyme, and vegetable broth. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer. Cook for about 20-25 minutes, until rice is tender.
  3. Remove the lid, fluff rice, and let sit a few minutes.

Tips

  • Keep the seasoning pretty basic for this recipe. Especially if serving with heavy braises or roasted dishes, it’s okay to go easy on the salt.

Katie is a Personal Chef based in Chicago, and a graduate of the Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate. Her Plants-Rule website features delicious, healthy recipes for those with special dietary concerns like gluten-free, oil-free, plant-based, and low-residue. Outside of the kitchen, she is a Fitness Instructor.
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