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Wild Rice with Roasted Fennel and Sundried Tomatoes
© Phoebe Lapine

Wild Rice with Roasted Fennel and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

  • ACTIVE: 15 MIN
  • TOTAL TIME: 1 HR 5 MIN
  • SERVINGS: 4
  • HEALTHY
  • VEGETARIAN

For this wild rice dish you can roast the fennel a few days in advance—it will only get more flavorful.

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  1. 1 pound fennel, thinly sliced into wedges
  2. Olive oil
  3. 1 cup wild rice
  4. 8 cups cold water
  5. Sea salt
  6. 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  7. 1 cup thinly sliced sun-dried tomatoes
  8. 1/2 cup thinly sliced kalamata olives
  9. 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  1. Preheat the oven to 425°. On a parchment-lined baking sheet, toss the fennel with 2 tablespoons olive oil and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Roast in the oven for 40 minutes, or until the fennel is tender and caramelized.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, cover the rice with the water, add 1 teaspoon of salt and bring to a boil. Cover and simmer over moderately low heat until the wild rice is tender but still chewy, about 1 hour. Drain the wild rice well.
  3. Toss the wild rice with 2 tablespoons olive oil, the fennel, tomatoes, olives and parsley. Season with salt and transfer to a platter.