Opa George's Wild Rice Recipe Reviews - Allrecipes.com (Pg. 1)
Reviewed: Jan. 17, 2014
I made this last evening. Using Lundberg Wild Rice Blend. I switched out the water for chicken broth, used sliced mushrooms and chopped walnuts. I totally omitted the sour cream. It was rich and very satisfying. Great for those who are lactose intolerant and healthier for us all. Served with chicken thighs.
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Reviewed: May 31, 2013
Bit bland.
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Reviewed: Aug. 30, 2012
Followed recipe except I added some fresh basil that I had on hand. Mine didn't look too appealing after adding the sour cream, but it tasted good! Thanks JessKZ for this recipe...it was fun to make!
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Reviewed: Aug. 19, 2012
Drats! I only made half a batch for our dinner tonight! It may not last if I don't stop picking at it! As per suggestions made by the submitter of the recipe, I used different mushrooms and nuts (walnuts). I checked out morel mushrooms only to find that not only are they seasonal but very very expensive as well, so I used criminis (baby bellas). I sauteed the mushrooms for a bit in a touch of butter for browning, and I dry roasted the walnuts in a pan. I'm sure that with each substitution of mushroom and nuts that the flavor will vary a little. Next time I'll use hazelnuts because I think that will go with the nuttiness of the rice itself. I think also that I'll go a little short on the sour cream, too, if I even add it at all! I've been eyeing this recipe for a long time, and I'm so glad that it can now enter my repertoire of side dishes. Thanks!
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Cooking Level: Intermediate

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