Brown and Wild Rice Pilaf with Greens

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Brown and Wild Rice Pilaf with Greens

Serves 6

Ingredients

1 cup brown rice
1/2 cup wild rice
3 cups water
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 medium leek white part only, finely chopped
1 cup collard greens chopped
1 cup shitake mushrooms sliced
1 tablespoon fresh parsley minced
1 tablespoon fresh sage minced
1 teaspoon low sodium soy sauce or to taste

Directions

1. In a medium saucepan bring the water and the salt to a boil. Add the brown rice and wild rice, cover and bring down to a simmer.Cook for 45 minutes.Turn off the heat and let sit, covered for another 15 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, in a large sauté pan heat the olive oil and add the leeks. Sauté on medium high heat for 3 minutes until soft, but not brown.

3. Add the collard greens and sauté for 2 minutes more. Add the mushrooms and sauté for another 2 minutes.

4. Turn off the heat and add the parsley and sage along with the rice and soy sauce. Toss to combine, adding more soy sauce if necessary.

Copyright© Heather Carey, MS 2012

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