Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  88
  • Protein  2 g
  • Carbohydrates  19 g
  • Fat  0 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  54 mg
  • Potassium  115 mg
  • Phosphorus  50 mg
  • Calcium  8 mg
  • Fiber  1.6 g

Autumn Wild Rice

Autumn Wild Rice is a delicious and kidney-friendly recipe that can be enjoyed all year long.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes


Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Chloe from Oklahoma.

Portions: 12     Serving size: 1/2 cup

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons raisins
  • 1/4 cup hot water
  • 1/2 cup wild rice, uncooked
  • 3 cups water
  • nonstick cooking spray
  • 2 cups apple
  • 3/4 cup carrot
  • 1/4 cup celery
  • 1/4 cup green bell pepper
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon chicken-flavored bouillon granules
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried whole sage
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3/4 cup converted rice, uncooked
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 fresh sage sprig

Preparation

  1. Combine raisins and 1/4 cup hot water; let stand 5 minutes.  Drain and set aside.
  2. Rinse wild rice in 3 changes of hot water; drain. Combine wild rice and 1-1/2 cups water in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat and simmer 50 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed.  Remove pan from heat and set aside.
  3. Chop apples, celery and bell pepper. Shred carrot.
  4. Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; place over a medium-high heat until hot.  Add apple, celery, green pepper and carrot; sauté until crisp-tender. Remove skillet from heat and set aside.
  5. Combine remaining 1-1/2 cups water, bouillon granules, sage and pepper in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Stir in converted rice. Cover, reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Remove pan from heat; stir in reserved raisins, wild rice, apple mixture and juice of 1 lemon. Cover and let stand 5 minutes.
  6. Transfer to a serving bowl.  Garnish with a fresh sage sprig, if desired.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 starch

Carbohydrate choices

1

Helpful hints

  • Divide leftover rice into single servings, place in small freezer bags and freeze. To reheat for a quick meal later, microwave for 1-2 minutes or place freezer bag in a pot of boiling water for a few minutes.
 

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