Food Recipes Wild Rice and Mushroom Pilaf 3.1 (291) 3 Reviews Looking for a delicious make-ahead side? This pilaf can be made up to 2 days in advance. By Sarah Copeland Sarah Copeland Instagram Twitter Website Sarah Copeland is an award-winning writer, tastemaker, and curator of good living. She is the author of the cookbooks Instant Family Meals, Every Day Is Saturday, Feast, and The Newlywed Cookbook, and the host of the Food Network Series Every Day Is Saturday.The former Food Director at Real Simple magazine and a Food Network veteran, Sarah has spent two decades bringing her live-full philosophy to homes across America via her books, videos, and articles in The New York Times, Food & Wine, Saveur, Martha Stewart Living, Better Homes and Gardens, The Kitchn, Food52, and Food Network, among others. Real Simple's Editorial Guidelines Updated on October 31, 2022 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Marcus Nilsson Hands On Time: 20 mins Total Time: 1 hrs Yield: 8 serves Jump to Nutrition Facts This wild rice and mushroom pilaf is easy to make, and it can be paired with roast chicken, turkey, and steak. Ingredients 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 small onion, finely chopped kosher salt and black pepper 2 cups wild rice blend 3 to 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth 2 tablespoons olive oil ¾ pound mixed mushrooms (button, cremini, and shiitake), sliced ¼ cup dry white wine 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives Directions Heat 1 tablespoon of the butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion and ¾ teaspoon salt and cook, stirring often, until softened, 3 to 5 minutes. Add the rice and cook, stirring, for 30 seconds. Proceed to cook the rice according to the package directions, replacing the water (if specified) with the equivalent amount of chicken broth. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the mushrooms, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until browned, 6 to 8 minutes. Add the wine and cook, scraping up the brown bits, until evaporated, 1 to 2 minutes. Fluff the rice and fold in the mushrooms, chives, and remaining two tablespoons of butter. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 256 Calories 9g Fat 37g Carbs 6g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 256 % Daily Value * Total Fat 9g 12% Saturated Fat 3g 15% Cholesterol 11mg 4% Sodium 497mg 22% Total Carbohydrate 37g 13% Total Sugars 2g Protein 6g Calcium 15mg 1% Iron 1mg 6% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.