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                            WILD RICE AND GRAINS
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Rice
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1 1/2   c            Wild rice
    4       tb           Butter
      1/2   c            Onion -- chopped
    1       t            -Salt
   20                    Grapes, green, seedless
   20                    Grapes, purple -- halved &
      1/4   c            Parsley, fresh -- minced
                         Pepper -- freshly ground
   If wild rice is unavailable, use brown rice instead.
   Rinse the rice thoroughly in a colander and let drain.
   In a large heavy saucepan or skillet with a lid, melt
   3 tbsp of the butter. Add onion and cook over low heat
   for 3 to 4 minutes, or until softened. Add rice and
   toss to coat with butter. Stir in 3 cups water and the
   salt. Bring to a simmer, cover tightly, and cook over
   low heat, stirring occasionally, for 45 to 50 minutes,
   or until rice is tender and all water is absorbed.If
   water is absorbed before rice is tender, add a few
   tablespoons more and continue cooking. Melt the
   remaining tbsp butter in a medium skillet. Add green
   and purple grapes and toss in the butter until heated
   through. Add grape mixture and parsley to the cooked
   wild rice, season with pepper, and toss to mix
   thoroughly. Add additional salt if necessary. Serve
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