Looking for a recipe for your Christmas Dinner,, have no fear I have included a few of our favorite Wild Rice Recipes from our "Lets Cook Foods" Recipe Book. Drain. We will be adding New Recipes each week through the Holidays. Wild Rice now is more affordable and available than ever before.You will enjoy the nutty,toasty flavor and the firm, yet crunchy bite of this high-protein, high-fiber, low-fat carbohydrate. The This dish is especially good served with poultry. Put 1 1/2 cups cooked wild rice and water into a saucepan, reserving 1/2 cup. Cook until the rice is very soft and the water has evaporated. Wild Rice is … 1. Preparing some of these dishes is a great way to bring a delicious taste of Native … Bring a Bit of Native America to Your Table! It was a staple in the diet of the early American Indians and remains a favorite today because of its crunchy texture. Feel free to use more or less wild rice, depending on your preference. Place over high heat, bring to a boil and reduce the heat to a simmer. Wild rice is not a rice at all, but rather a grass seed. Several Native American cultures such as the Ojibwe, consider wild rice to be sacred. First Nations Development Institute – with the help of some of our great grantees – is offering cookbooks and recipes from Native American tribes and organizations. The natural crop is harvested by hand each year with meticulous care to tradition and the well-being of Mother Nature's resources. But this chewy, nutty rice is actually not rice at all — more on that below. Wild rice adds depth to soups, casseroles, and salads.It's even great on its own as a simple side dish. Naturally abundant in Minnesota's rivers and lakes, wild rice was a staple in the diet of the native … Enjoy! Cooked wild rice gives these fluffy pancakes a wonderful texture and hint of nutty flavor. Serves 8 Wild rice, Minnesota's state grain, is actually the seed of an aquatic grass. My recipe uses a product native to the north-central United States, wild rice. In a food