Wild Rice Celery Pilaf

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celery-dicedAdapted from a recipe by Capay Valley Farm Shop

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 cup celery, diced
½ onion, diced
1 cup wild rice
1 teaspoon fresh thyme, minced
2 cups vegetable broth
Salt and pepper to taste
¼ cup dried cranberries or raisins
1 tablespoon fresh green onions, chopped (optional)


  • Heat oil in skillet, and sauté onion until translucent.
  • Stir in celery, rice, thyme, broth, salt, and pepper.
  • Bring to a boil, cover, and lower to a simmer.
  • Cook until tender (40–60 minutes, depending on rice used).
  • Stir in raisins or cranberries and remove from heat.
  • Sprinkle with fresh green onions (if using) and serve.

Serves 2. Prep time, 15 minutes; cook time 45–65 minutes.

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