Wild Rice With Dates
|Onion||1 , chopped|
|Celery stalks||4 , diced|
|Wild rice||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Chicken stock/Beef stock||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Chopped toasted walnuts||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Dates||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Heat butter in a heavy saucepan.
Add onion and celery; saute gently for 10 minutes.
Add rice and stir for 3 minutes more.
Add stock and salt; bring to a boil.
Reduce heat; cover pan and simmer for about 1 hour.
Grains should be firm but not crunchy.
Add the walnuts and dates.
Toss well, then set off the heat for 5 minutes to allow the dates to soften a little.