Mushroom & Sausage Wild Rice w/Pecans & Raisins

Tammy Raynes

By
@Tammy_Raynes

I use Minute Rice in this recipe. I found that it holds its shape better during prolonged cooking than regular long-grain rice.

Serve this over a little Sauteed Spinach for a quick supper. Just put this on to cook in the morning before you go to work and it's ready for you for lunch.


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Rating:

Serves:

6

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

2 Hr 30 Min

Method:

Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

1 lb
pork sausage
1
(8-oz) container refrigerated prechopped onion
1 pkg
(8-oz) sliced fresh mushrooms
1/3 c
wild rice
3 c
chicken broth
2 c
minute rice, uncooked
2/3 c
raisins
1 1/2 tsp
chopped fresh thyme
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
freshly ground pepper
1/2 c
coarsely chopped pecans, toasted

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Brown sausage in a large skillet over medium high heat, stirring often, 5 minutes or until meat crumbles and is no longer pink; drain, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings in pan. Saute onion, mushrooms, and wild rice in hot drippings 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Add broth to vegetables, stirring to loosen particles from bottom of skillet.
2
Place sausage, rice, and next 4 ingredients in a lightly greased 5 quart slow cooker; stir in broth mixture. Cover and cook on LOW for 2.5 hours or until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender. Add pecans to rice; fluff with a fork.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy