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Prep Time
15 mins
Total Time
45 mins


1 tbsp
olive oil
15 mL
shallots, finely diced
1 clove
garlic, minced
1 1/3 cups
Long Grain and Wild Rice Blend
325 mL
1/2 tsp
ground turmeric
2 mL
1/2 tsp
ground cumin
2 mL
1/4 tsp
each salt and pepper
1 mL
2 2/3 cups
sodium-reduced chicken broth
650 mL
large sweet potatoes (approx. 3 cups/750 mL), medium dice
1/3 cup
chopped pecans
75 mL
2 tbsp
chopped fresh basil
30 mL


Step 1

Heat the oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the shallots and garlic, cook until slightly softened. Mix in rice, turmeric, cumin, salt and pepper. Cook, stirring, 1 to 2 min. until spices are fragrant and rice is lightly toasted.

Step 2

Stir in the broth, bring to a low simmer and continue cooking for 5 min. Add the sweet potatoes and continue simmering covered until all the liquid has been absorbed, about 15 min. Remove from heat and let stand 5 min.

Step 3

Gently fluff with a fork, stir in pecans and basil and serve.


A quick stovetop side dish that cooks as your turkey browns in the oven.

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Characteristics Potluck Side Dish

Nutritional Facts Per Serving

Nutrition Description:
1/8 of the recipe
5 g
35 g
3 g
5 g
320 mg
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