Wondering about rice and cholesterol? Although all forms of rice are naturally fat and cholesterol-free, certain varieties are more nutritious than others. Brown rice and wild rice are your best options for a cholesterol-friendly diet. If you are becoming bored with using brown rice, try wild rice to make things more interesting! It's also an excellent source of fiber and niacin (vitamin B-3).
Popped Wild Rice is a fun alternative to popcorn when you are looking to try something new.
Starters and Sides
Wild Rice and Mushroom Pilaf is a vegetarian dish that's quick and easy to prepare.
Try this Barley, Wild Rice and Cranberry Pilaf as a side dish.
Wild Rice with Cranberries and Apples is a delicious combination of tart and savory flavors, and works well for winter holiday meals.
Spring Asparagus and Wild Rice is a low-calorie meal packed full of vegetables, and can be used as either a side or an entrée.
Black Bean Wild Rice is a healthier take on traditional rice and beans.
Wild rice is a healthy addition to your cholesterol-lowering plan. It works best with vegetables and in pilaf dishes.