Wild Rice isn't really rice at all, but a long-grain marsh grass that is native to the United States. It has a pleasant nutty flavor and chewy texture that makes a wholesome and delicious addition to your table. Our Quick Cooking Wild Rice isn't pre-cooked like some varieties in the marketplace. Instead the kernels are scratched on the surface, resulting in a much faster cooking time. Quick and simple to prepare, it makes a delicious staple for any meal. Bob's Red Mill Wild Rice is a carefully selected from the finest variety in California.
Wild rice has a higher proportion of protein than many other whole grains and delivers a good amount of fiber in each serving. Not much is known about the health benefits of wild rice, but it is a good source of iron and calcium which promote healthy bones. Wild rice contains a surprising amount of folate, an essential vitamin for cell growth that is particularly important to pregnant women and infants.
Nothing compares to the subtle, earthy flavor of Bob's Red Mill Quick Cooking Wild Rice. It will enhance the flavor of any meal, from the simple to the gourmet. It can be used as a side dish and as a bed for fish, fowl, meat or other protein. Add quick cooking wild rice to quiche, eggs, omelets and savory pancakes. Try it in your favorite soup and stew recipes. Create your own special delights by using it in and on all types of salads.