Mushroom Wild Rice Dish Recipe
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Mushroom Wild Rice Dish Recipe

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With its nutty texture and visual appeal, you’ll turn to this hearty side whenever a rice dish is in order. I’ve served this for more than 30 years and, over time, have learned to make enough for leftovers to be sent home with family members.—Virginia Peter, Winter, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 1 hour
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 1 hour
MAKES: 10 servings


  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1-1/2 cups uncooked wild rice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged Bacon strips, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 173 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 568mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.


  1. In a large saucepan, bring broth to a boil. Stir in the rice, salt and pepper. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer for 55 minutes or until rice is tender. Remove from the heat.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Using a slotted spoon, remove to paper towels to drain. Saute the mushrooms, onion and almonds in drippings until vegetables are tender; stir into rice mixture. Add bacon. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Mushroom Wild Rice in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2009, p50

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rmbarr059 User ID: 4046105 215950
Reviewed Dec. 26, 2014

"Really enjoyed this rice! Made it for Christmas dinner and even my 1 year old loved it! Used baby portabella mushrooms. Delicious!"

Kris Countryman User ID: 1858674 113263
Reviewed Nov. 2, 2010

"This is a very nice recipe. I used canned mushrooms as I did not have fresh mushrooms on hand. Also I used a brown and wild rice mix since I was out of plain wild rice."

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