Wild Rice Recipes

Stock up on recipes with wild rice for hearty dinner entrees and side dishes. Whether you’re craving meaty or vegetarian, seasoned or basic, these wild rice recipes will fit the bill.

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Sweet Potato Pilaf

The combination of sweet potatoes, bacon, asparagus and kale makes this simple Sweet Potato Kale Pilaf taste amazing! To save time and dishes, you can easily cook the rice in an Instant Pot and also use it to saute the other ingredients. —Courtney Stultz, Weir, Kansas

Fennel Wild Rice Salad

2 reviews

This is a salad I invented years ago when my sister's family had to go gluten-free. It has since become...


Cranberry Wild Rice

2 reviews

Nuts are a wonderful source of protein and nutrition so I look for ways to add them to all of...


Wild Rice, Quinoa & Cranberry Salad

This fragrant salad is a vitamin and protein powerhouse. Toss in leftover cooked turkey to make it a meal the...


Lemon Rice Salad

2 reviews

This salad makes a refreshing side dish for a special occasion meal. I take it to holiday potluck suppers and...

Confetti Long Grain and Wild Rice

1 review

Summer squash, zucchini and sweet red pepper peek out from the tender grains of rice in this colorful side dish.


Wild Rice Barley Salad

I like this chilled salad because it's out of the ordinary. The rice is tossed with barley, green pepper, olives...

Cranberry-Nut Wild Rice

1 review

It's amazing that just a few ingredients can result in such a great-tasting dish. This recipe is a real bonus...


Wild Rice Seafood Salad

With the rich Native American heritage of our state, a Minnesota wild rice recipe is in order. Wild rice grows...


Moist Wild Rice Bread

Cooked wild rice and molasses steal the show in this old-fashioned loaf from Diane Nord. "My family really enjoys this...


Contest-Winning Wild Rice Apple Salad

1 review

"We have an apple orchard in our family, so I'm always looking for ways to use the fruit," writes Elaine...

Apricot Wild Rice Salad

1 review

Nutty, fruity and packed with flavor, this make-ahead dish is a wholesome side for all kinds of entrees.” —Barbara Schulte,...


Holiday Rice Salad

1 review

It's nice to prepare a cold salad like this when entertaining because it can be made ahead and doesn't take...


Wild Rice-Stuffed Steaks

1 review

Filled with a scrumptious, packaged rice mixture and seasoned with teriyaki sauce, these steaks are a favorite of Ardith Baker’s...


Wild Rice Pilaf

Apricots and wild rice are pleasing companions in this easy pilaf our Test Kitchen staff created. The bits of dried...


Brown and Wild Rice Medley

“I got the idea for this dish at a Mongolian restaurant here in Bogota. It's a versatile recipe as you...

Minnesota Wild Rice Salad

1 review

Everyone thinks this is one of my best salads because it features wild rice—a major crop in my home state...


Crowd Pleasing Wild Rice Bread

Wild rice gives this tender bread a tasty nutty flavor. This recipe makes five loaves, which are great for sharing....


Kashi and Wild Rice Pilaf

Apples, fruit juices, currants and cranberries bring a refreshing tang to this pilaf. It’s my adaptation of a different recipe....


Great Grain Salad

2 reviews

I can't think of a better dish to round out a meal. My grain salad features all my favorite nuts,...


Sausage and Wild Rice

1 review

Since it has just four convenient ingredients, I can put this savory dish on the table for my hungry family...


Fruited Wild Rice Salad

1 review

I created this salad recipe to feature wild rice, a delicious state crop, plus other harvest ingredients like apples and...


Far North Wild Rice Casserole

I find wild rice a very versatile ingredient to cook with. In this side dish, the rich flavor of this...


Vegetable Wild Rice

1 review

A convenient packaged rice mix gives a jump start to this simple side dish from Helen Jacobs of Canton, Michigan....

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Minty Rice Salad

When my garden is at its peak, I love to prepare this refreshing salad using my own tomatoes, cucumbers, radishes,...


Cranberry Chicken and Wild Rice

12 reviews

Tender chicken is baked in a sweet-tart cranberry sauce for this elegant entree. This chicken is delicious, and it’s so...


Two-Bean Rice Salad

1 review

I've had many people tell me how much they like this salad. It's a great dish to take to a...


Ham and Wild Rice Salad

We cut the grass on our farm only once a year. That's because we want our aquatic grass to produce...


Glazed Cornish Hen with Rice Pilaf

This easy but elegant entree makes a lovely centerpiece for a romantic Valentine's Day dinner. The peach-mustard glaze adds a...


Wild Rice Bread

"Wild rice is abundant in our state, so I use it in many recipes," shares Dotty Egge of Pelican Rapids,...