WILD RICE DRESSING WITH ROASTED GRAPES AND WALNUTS  
 
  SERVINGS: 4 to 6  

PREP TIME: 25 mins

COOK TIME: 90 mins

 

 

 
 
INGREDIENTS
 
1 1/2 cups Fresh GourmetŪ Glazed Walnuts
6 tbsp (3/4 stick) butter
1 cup chopped shallots (about 4 large)
1 cup chopped celery (about 3 stalks)
2 cups wild rice (about 12 oz)
4 1/2 cups (or more) low-salt chicken broth
1 tbsp dried thyme
1/2 tsp coarse kosher salt
1 cup long-grain brown rice
1 1/2 cups red seedless grapes (about 8 oz)
1 1/2 cups green seedless grapes ( about 8 oz)
2 tbsp olive oil
1 1/2 tsp balsamic vinegar
1 tbsp finely grated orange peel



  DIRECTIONS
 
Melt butter in heavy large saucepan over medium heat. Add shallots and celery. Cook until soft, stirring frequently, about 8 mins. Add wild rice, 4 1/2 cups broth, thyme and 1/2 tsp coarse salt

Cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer 30 mins. Add brown rice, cover, and simmer until rice is tender but firm, adding more broth by 1/4 cupfuls if dry, about 40 mins longer. DO AHEAD: Can be made 1 day ahead. Cool slightly

Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place grapes on rimmed baking sheet. Drizzle with oil

Add grapes and any juices, Fresh GourmetŪ Glazed Walnuts, and orange peel to hot rice