Did you know that wild rice is loaded with B vitamins and minerals such as magnesium, zinc and potassium? It’s also a rich source of protein, and chock full of anti-oxidants. The high fiber content in wild rice is great for your digestion and helps to lower cholesterol levels.
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 60 minutes
2 cups wild rice
4 cups water or vegetable broth
3 tablespoons kefir or yogurt (optional)
1 teaspoon sea salt
3 cloves garlic, minced (optional)
1 leek chopped
2-4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil or butter
Heat 2 Tablespoons olive oil or butter in a skillet.
Add garlic and leek and cook 2-3 minutes.
Add the wild rice and stir with a wooden spoon, until heated through.
Transfer vegetables and rice to a big pot with water or vegetable broth.
Add optional kefir.
Add sea salt.
Add remaining butter or olive oil.
Bring to a boil.
Lower heat and cook for one hour.
Serve with vegetables and protein. Enjoy!