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Active time
30 minutes
Total time
30 minutes
4 servings

1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

1 large onion, chopped

¼ lb. white or brown mushrooms, stemmed and diced

4 teaspoons butter, divided

1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped or 1 tsp. dried

2 cloves garlic, crushed or finely chopped

1 tablespoon pine nuts, toasted in a dry sauté pan

2 tablespoons dry sherry

3 eggs, beaten

2 cups cooked wild rice

  1. Heat oil over medium heat in 8” frying pan. Sauté onions until soft and beginning to turn golden brown, about 8 -10 minutes. Add the mushrooms, turn the heat up and sauté until all the moisture from the mushrooms is absorbed.
  2. Turn heat down; add thyme, garlic, pine nuts and sherry. Add salt and pepper to taste. Cook gently to let flavors meld together and all liquid is absorbed. Cool slightly.
  3. In a large bowl mix the wild rice, the onion mixture and the beaten eggs.
  4. In an 8” non-stick frying pan melt 1 teaspoon butter. Add one fourth of the wild rice mixture. Flatten down so you have a round about ½ “ in thickness. Cook over medium high heat until set. Flip over and cook until golden. Slide onto a plate and hold in a warm oven.
  5. Repeat until you have four rounds.


Recipe and photo courtesy of California Wild Rice Advisory Board


Calories: 250
Total Fat: 13 g
(Saturated Fat: 4 g)
Sodium: 150 mg
Carbohydrate: 25 g
Fiber: 2 g
Protein: 10 g.

Yield: 4 servings

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