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A bowl of rice pilaf with cranberries and pecans.
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Cranberry Pecan Wild Rice Pilaf

Cranberry Pecan Wild Rice Pilaf is a delicious one pot seasoned rice dish with dried cranberries and chopped pecans. 
Servings: 4
Calories: 354kcal


  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 cups apple juice (100% juice)
  • 2 TBS butter
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp chopped fresh rosemary (or dried)
  • 1 cup wild rice blend
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 TBS apple cider vinegar


  • Combine chicken broth, apple juice, butter, salt, pepper, oregano, and rosemary in a large nonstick pot. Bring to a boil over medium heat.
  • Add rice and cover, reducing the heat to low. Simmer for about 45 minutes, until rice is tender. Check occasionally to add more liquid if necessary. 
  • Once cooked, drain any extra liquid out. Fluff rice with a fork. 
  • Add cranberries and pecans to the rice. Add apple cider vinegar. Toss everything evenly to combine. 
  • Season with more salt and pepper, if desired. 


Calories: 354kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 671mg | Potassium: 314mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 198IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 2mg