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    Sweet Potato Wild Rice Pilaf

    • 1 min read

    Sweet potatoes are rich in vitamin A, which is important for maintaining a healthy reproductive system. Try it in our recipe for Sweet Potato Wild Rice Pilaf. It's nutritious and comforting, just what your body needs!

    Ingredients: ⠀

    • 2 cups broth (vegetable or chicken)
    • 1 cup wild rice blend (rinsed and drained)
    • ¾ cup barley
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 1 cup sweet potato, diced small
    • 1/4 cup chopped onion
    • 1 clove garlic, minced
    • 1/3 cup pecans chopped
    • ½ cup dried cranberries
    • ½ tsp salt
    • ½ tsp pepper
    • Chopped fresh basil, to garnish

     

    Directions: 

    1. Preheat the oven to 425°F. Place the sweet potato on a lined baking sheet, drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Cook until tender, 25 to 30 minutes.
    2. In a large saucepan, bring the broth to a boil and add in the wild rice, barley, salt, and pepper.
    3. Reduce the heat to a simmer, cover and cook for another 45 minutes, or until cooked through.
    4. In another large skillet add the olive oil, garlic, and onion and cook the onions are caramelized, about 8-10 minutes. Add cooked sweet potato, dried cranberries, and chopped pecans. Stir for 1 to 2 minutes, allowing all flavours to combine.
    5. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients and garnish with basil.
    6. Enjoy!