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Wild Rice Pilaf

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Ingredients
  Wild rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Finely chopped onion 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Finely chopped green pepper 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Sliced fresh mushrooms/1 can, 4 ounce, chopped mushrooms, drained 8 Ounce (3 Cups)
  Chopped pimiento 2 Ounce, drained (1 Jar)
  Dried thyme 1 Teaspoon, crushed
  Golden raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 325°.
2. Rinse wild rice using cold water twice or thrice.

MAKING
3. Take a 2-quart saucepan, mix water and salt and boil it.
4. Add rice and reduce heat and simmer, covered, for about 20 minutes.
5. Drain thoroughly.
6. Take a 12-inch skillet and on medium heat, melt butter.
7. Add green pepper and onion and cook for about 2 to 3 minutes or till they turn tender.
8. Mix pimiento, thyme and mushroom and continue cooking for 3 to 4 minutes or till vegetables become soft.
9. Take off from heat, add raisins and rice and toss thoroughly.
10. Add pepper and salt to taste.
11. Take a 2-quart round casserole. And add the rice mixture to it.
12. Bake, covered, for 1 hour.

SERVING
13. Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Rice
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
60 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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