Wild Rice Dressing Recipe

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Wild Rice Dressing

Trina Martell

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@tmmartell

While Bread dressing is common for Thanksgiving, for a little variety and a traditional dish, try Wild Rice dressing instead. It takes a little time but is well worth the effort.


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Serves:

8-10

Prep:

1 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients

WILD RICE PREPARATION

3 c
wild rice, uncooked
10 c
water
3 Tbsp
olive oil, light

ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS

1/2 c
olive oil, light
10
button mushrooms, sliced
1
celery heart, diced
or
5
celery stalks, diced
1
white onion, medium, diced
2 clove
garlic, minced
1 Tbsp
black pepper
1 tsp
sea salt
1 tsp
thyme, dried
1/2 tsp
sage, ground
1/2 tsp
rosemary, dried

Directions Step-By-Step

1
WILD RICE PREPARATION:
2
Bring water to a rolling boil in a 5 quart saucepan. Add olive oil and wild rice. Return to a rolling boil (about 10 minutes) and stir.
3
Reduce heat to a simmer and continue cooking until wild rice has "split".
4
Drain all water from rice.
5
DRESSING PREPARATION:
6
In same 5-quart sauce pan, add , mushrooms, onion, celery, garlic, pepper, thyme, sage and rosemary. Sauteed until vegetables are tender.
7
Remove saucepan from heat and add wild rice. Stir well and serve.
8
NOTE:
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To make life a little less hectic on Thanksgiving day, I cook the wild rice the weekend before and store in a gallon size ziploc bag in the refrigerator.
10
The day of Thanksgiving I sauteed the vegetables and seasoning and mix in the wild rice. I then place in a large casserole dish and put in the oven for 30 minutes at 350F.
11
If there's any leftover, you can make Wild Rice & Turkey Soup.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy