Wild Rice & Apple Cider Pilaf

Wild Rice & Apple Cider Pilaf Recipe

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Megan Stewart


Mom always made the best rice pilaf...this is a very different version with wild rice and apple. Enjoy!


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  • 3/4 c
    wild rice
  • 2 c
    unsweetened appel cider
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/2 c
    sliced almonds
  • 1/2 c
    golden raisins
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 medium

How to Make Wild Rice & Apple Cider Pilaf


  1. Wash rice in three changes of hot tap water, draining well at the end. Combine with cider and 1 c water in saucepan, bring to boil over high heat. Reduce and cover, simmer on low until tender but firm, 30-40 min. In large skillet, melt butter and add almonds and raisins. Cook, stirring, until almonds are light brown, about 5 min. Add salt, pepper, cinnamon and nutmeg. Stir in fresh chopped apple without peel or core, and rice. Cook until warmed through, about 1 min. Serve warm.

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About Wild Rice & Apple Cider Pilaf

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American

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