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Cranberry Wild Rice Dressing Recipe

Cranberry Wild Rice Dressing Recipe

Rice dressing is a tasty twist to a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. Cranberry sauce adds festive color and a touch of sweetness.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 1 hour Bake: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 celery ribs, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup uncooked brown rice
  • 1/2 cup uncooked wild rice
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary or 1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 cup whole-berry cranberry sauce


  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine the first 10 ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 45-50 minutes or until rice is tender. Remove from the heat; let stand for 5 minutes. Discard bay leaf. Stir in cranberry sauce.
  • 2. Spoon into a greased 2-qt. baking dish. Cover and bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until heated through. If dressing is stuffed into poultry, bake until a meat thermometer reads 180° for poultry and 165° for dressing. Yield: 5 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 259 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 826 mg sodium, 56 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 6 g protein.

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