Mpc: OX01 | GTIN:

Organic Canadian Wild Rice

Organic Wild Rice is a highly prized, nutritious natural relative of white rice harvested from an aquatic grass that grows in isolated lakes and river beds around North America. We procure true wild-grown, expertly foraged Organic Wild Rice.

  • Distinctly nutty flavor

  • Firm, unmistakable texture

  • Approximately 1/2- to 1-inch long rice grains

  • Low in fat, good source of protein

  • Naturally gluten free

  • Certified organic to the specifications of the USDA National Organic Program

  • Manitou Trading Company
    Price: $23.70
    $1.55 / Ounce

    This product will be returning soon!

    Suggested uses

  • Can be used in hot and cold dishes and with both savory and sweet recipes

  • Often served with game, such as venison or pheasant

  • Fabulous in both creamy and broth-based soups and pairs wonderfully with mushrooms

  • Works well in chilled salads, when combined with dried fruit and a flavorful dressing

  • Basic prep

    Add 1 cup Organic Wild Rice to 4 cups water. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to a simmer. Cover and cook 45 to 50 minutes. Fluff with a fork before serving.

    Storage & handling

    Store in a dry, cool place.

    Ingredients

    Organic wild rice.

    Wild Rice was historically grown in isolated lakes and river beds around North America. Wild Rice was a sacred food and vital source of nutrition to Native American cultures. Commercial Wild Rice cultivation in the U.S. and Canada began in the 20th century, spurred by its exceptional nutritional content, dark obsidian color and wonderful earthy flavor. Wild Rice is extremely hard to grow commercially and is still harvested in the traditional, hands-on manner.

    The flavor and texture of Organic Wild Rice is similar to whole grain rice. It is gluten free, a good source of fiber and lysine and among grains is second only to oats in amount of protein per calories. When cooked, the light-colored grain pops out from underneath the outer sheath. The grains have a distinct, slightly crunchy texture that adds unique character to grain salads, stuffings, side dishes and soups.

    Classic recipe

    Creamy Mushroom and Wild Rice Soup

    Creamy and comforting, this hearty, meat-free soup is a delicious option for cold winter nights. Fresh and dried mushrooms, along with mushroom soaking liquid, enrich the soup, giving it a rich, earthy flavor, while a touch of sour cream stirred in at the end of cooking adds silky creaminess.