Christmas Cranberry Wild Rice

Christmas Cranberry Wild Rice

Makes 4 servings

This unique rice dish makes an excellent side dish to any Holiday meal, especially paired with our 32 Roasts of Christmas!


  • 4 cups water
  • 3/4 cup uncooked wild rice or wild rice blend
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped dried cranberries
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tbsp pine nuts, toasted


  1. In a large saucepan, bring water and rice to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 50-60 minutes or until rice is tender.
  2. In a large skillet, saute the onion, cranberries and thyme in oil until onion is tender.
  3. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Drain rice if needed; stir in onion mixture and pine nuts.