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                       WILD RICE WITH AMETHYST ONIONS
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetarian                       Side dish
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       c            Wild rice
    2       c             -- water, boiling;
                         plus more
                         -as needed
    4       c            Red onions -- cut into 1/2-in
                         -pieces
    1       c             -- water
    3       tb           Red wine vinegar
    2       tb           Olive oil
            pn           Salt
 
    Place wild rice in a large heavy pot with 2 cups
   boiling water; cover and let sit about 30 minutes;
   drain.
   
    Place onions in heavy skillet or soup pot. Add 1 cup
   water, 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar and 1 tablespoon
   olive oil; cover. Bring to a boil, lower heat and
   simmer for 5 to 7 minutes, until onions are rosy pink
   and tender. Remove from heat and let onions cool in
   pan for a few minutes. Drain onions, reserving liquid.
   
    Combine reserved liquid with water tomeasure 2 1/2
   cups; add to drained wild rice with apinch of salt.
    Cover, bring to a boil, and simmer over very low heat
   for 45 to 55 minutes, until rice is tender but chewy.
    Turn off heat and let sit 5 minutes. Drain any excess
   liquid.
   
    Combine cooked ricewith simmered onions and toss. Ad
   additional red wine vinegar, olive oil or salt to
   taste. Serves 6.
   
    Per serving: 116 cal; 3 g prot; 2 g fat; 20g carb; 0
   chol; 326 mg sod; 1 g fiber; vegan
   
    Source: Vegetarian Times, Jan 94/MM by DEEANNE
  
 
 
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