Recipes and Cooking Wild Rice with Pecans and Cherries 4.1 (11) Save room in your oven for the entree. This pecan-studded wild rice recipe with dried cherries comes together in your slow cooker. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Karla Conrad Prep Time: 20 mins Cook Time: 5 hrs Stand Time: 10 mins Total Time: 5 hrs 30 mins Servings: 15 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 3 14 ounce cans chicken broth 2 ½ cup wild rice, rinsed and drained 1 cup coarsely shredded carrot 1 4.5 ounce jar (drained weight) sliced mushrooms, drained 2 tablespoon butter or margarine, melted 2 teaspoon dried marjoram, crushed ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper ⅔ cup dried tart cherries ⅔ cup chopped green onions ½ cup coarsely chopped pecans, toasted Chopped green onions (optional) Directions In a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker, combine broth, uncooked wild rice, carrot, mushrooms, melted butter, marjoram, salt, and pepper. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 5 to 6 hours. Turn off cooker. Stir in dried cherries, the 2/3 cup green onions, and the pecans. Cover and let stand for 10 minutes. Serve with a slotted spoon. If desired, garnish with additional green onions. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 169 Calories 5g Fat 27g Carbs 5g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 15 Calories 169 % Daily Value * Total Fat 5g 6% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Cholesterol 4mg 1% Sodium 423mg 18% Total Carbohydrate 27g 10% Protein 5g *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.