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Wild Rice Recipe

The Health Investment
Wild rice is a great alternative to regular rice because of its nutrient, protein, and antioxidant content.
Prep Time 3 mins
Cook Time 55 mins
Resting Time 10 mins
Total Time 58 mins
Course Dinner, Lunch, Main Course, Side Dish, Snack
Servings 4 people


  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 1/2 onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic diced
  • 1 tablespoon ghee (or butter)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 cup bone broth*
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup wild rice**


  • Place pot on stove. Cook onions and garlic in avocado oil on medium heat for 3-5 minutes, or until sizzling and golden brown.
  • Add ghee (or butter), olive oil, broth, water, and rice to pot. Bring to boil.
  • Reduce heat to maintain a low simmer; cover. Cook for 50 minutes.
  • Remove from heat (keep covered) and let sit for an additional 10 minutes. Fluff with fork and serve.
  • (If rice is too firm after cooking, it may be necessary to add 1-2 tablespoons water/broth and cook 5 minutes longer.)


*Be sure to buy high-quality bone broth! To determine which brands are best, see my prior post "Bone Broth: Benefits + Best Brands + Basic Recipe"
*Lundberg Wild Blend Rice is my fave! Find it at many grocery stores, Amazon, and thrivemarket.com