Sweet & Crunchy Holiday Rice

Sweet & Crunchy Holiday Rice

This Sweet & Crunchy Holiday Rice recipe adds some healthy fiber to your Holiday Dinner, with the wild rice, pecans, and apples — enjoy!


2 cups wild rice
6 cups vegetable broth
2 tbsp. olive oil
1 cup onion, finely chopped
4 cups Granny Smith, finely chopped
1 cup pecans, finely chopped

1 cup dried cranberries
2 tbsp. fresh rosemary, minced
2 tbsp. parsley, chopped
Pinch of salt
Pinch of pepper


1. Rinse and drain the wild rice, then cook it according to package directions, or follow the instructions below.

2. Add the wild rice and vegetable broth together in a large pot, and bring to a boil.

3. Once the pot is boiling, put the lid on, reduce to low heat, and lit it simmer for 40 to 45 minutes.

4. While the rice cooks, sauté the onions in a large pan over medium heat for 4 to 5 minutes.

5. Once onions are soft, add the apples and sauté them for another 4 to 5 minutes.

6. Once onions and apples are cooked, add them to the pot of cooked rice, along with the pecans, cranberries, rosemary, parsley, salt, and pepper and stir together.

7. Once everything is mixed together well, serve, and enjoy!

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