Wild Rice Dressing

Wild Rice Dressing Recipe

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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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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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

How to Make Wild Rice Dressing

Step-by-Step

  • 1WILD RICE PREPARATION:
  • 2Bring 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.
  • 3Reduce heat to a simmer and continue cooking until wild rice has "split".
  • 4Drain all water from rice.
  • 5DRESSING PREPARATION:
  • 6In same 5-quart sauce pan, add , mushrooms, onion, celery, garlic, pepper, thyme, sage and rosemary. Sauteed until vegetables are tender.
  • 7Remove saucepan from heat and add wild rice. Stir well and serve.
  • 8NOTE:
  • 9To 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.
  • 10The 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.
  • 11If there's any leftover, you can make Wild Rice & Turkey Soup.

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About Wild Rice Dressing

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