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Black Walnut Wild Rice

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup rice, wild, uncooked
  • 3/4 to 1 cup fancy large black walnuts
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup green onion, chopped
  • 1 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/2 cup green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt

Prep Time:

5 minutes

Cook Time:

25 minutes

Serves:

4

Go extra wild by adding the bold taste of wild Black Walnuts to wild rice and flavorful vegetables. The rich, robust flavor of American Black Walnuts works especially well in this hearty, slightly rustic side dish.

Why Try? Black walnuts have a deliciously distinctive taste that will impress your family and friends.

Foodie Byte: Nuts and rice bring out the best in each other, making for a great side dish.

Preparation

  1. Cook wild rice according to package directions.
  2. Melt butter in skillet; add mushrooms and sauté 3 minutes.
  3. Add black walnuts, onions, garlic salt, and peppers; cook for additional 3 minutes or until the vegetables soften slightly.
  4. Add wild rice, stirring until rice is heated through.

Nutritional Information

Calories 295, Carbohydrates 12g, Cholesterol 31mg, Fat 26g, Fat Calories 228, Fiber 3g, Protein 8g, Saturated Fat 8g, Sodium 246mg. Daily Values: Calcium 31.39mg 3%, Phos 195.93mg 20%, Copper 0.47mg 24%, Zinc 1.6mg 11%, Panto 0.9mg 9%, Biotin 8.73mcg 2910%, Iodine 1.16mcg 1%, Magnesium 71.62mg 18%, Iron 1.3mg 7%, Vitamin B6 13%, Vitamin C 30%, Vitamin B12 1%, Vitamin D 3%, Vit E-a-Toco 3%, Vitamin A 11%. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.