Wild Rice and Mushrooms from Ellipse Fitness

Wild Rice and Mushrooms from Ellipse Fitness

Here is a one of our favorite side dishes!  Enjoy!

Wild Rice and Mushrooms

¼   Cup Wild Rice

Non-Stick Cooking Spray

1      Cup Quartered Fresh Mushrooms

½    Cup Chopped Onion

1      Cup Water

1/2  Tsp. Instant Beef Bouillon Granules

1/2  Tsp. Dried Sage

1/4  Tsp. Dried Thyme

1/4  Cup Brown Rice

Directions:  Rinse uncooked wild rice with cold water, drain, & set aside.

Spray a small saucepan with non-stick cooking spray.  Preheat the saucepan over medium heat.  Add mushrooms and onion.  Cook, stirring occasionally, until mushrooms & onion are tender.

Add water, beef bouillon granules, sage, and thyme.  Bring to a boil.  Add wild rice and uncooked brown rice.  Return to boiling, reduce heat.  Cover and simmer about 40 minutes or until wild & brown rice are tender.

Serves:  4 (1/2 cup servings)

Exchanges:  1.5 Carbs per ½ cup

3 Responses to Wild Rice and Mushrooms from Ellipse Fitness

    • Hi Mary:

      This is an easy one to grab and go because granola can get high in sugar and calories if you don’t measure it out —–these packets keep the portions under control for easy snacking!

      http://www.emeraldbreakfastonthego.com/

      OR:

      2 cups popped 94% fat-free kettle corn microwave popcorn
      1 cup granola
      1/2 cup Fiber One Cereal
      2 oz. Cocoa Almonds
      1 oz. (about 1 cup) freeze-dried fruit (like Gerber Graduates Mini Fruits, Funky Monkey Snacks, or the kinds by Just Tomatoes, Etc.!)

      Mix together and separate into 5 baggies. Enjoy!

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