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

Pressure-Cooker Vegetable Wild Rice Soup

This thick and hearty soup is packed with colorful vegetables. It's wonderful for lunch alongside a healthy salad or a...


Slow-Cooked Vegetable Wild Rice Soup

3 reviews

This thick and hearty soup is packed with colorful vegetables. —Thomas Faglon, Somerset, New Jersey


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...


Chicken Wild Rice Salad

2 reviews

“I modified a recipe I received years ago and came up with this versatile salad. It's refreshing served cold on...

Cream of Wild Rice Soup

43 reviews

Tender cubes of chicken, fresh vegetables and wild rice make this soup hearty enough for a meal. You can't beat...


Cranberry Wild Rice Pilaf

6 reviews

This tender side dish is perfect for the holidays or any time you want to add a special touch. Dried...


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Turkey Wild Rice Salad

1 review

Serve up a medley of textures and tastes with this colorful luncheon idea from our Test Kitchen. Crunchy celery, pepper...


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...

Vegetable & Beef Stuffed Red Peppers

3 reviews

I love making this stuffed pepper recipe. It's one of the few ways I can get my husband to eat...


Wild Rice Ham Salad

Wild rice is native to the Midwest, so this dish is popular in our area. We eat it cold or...


Wild Rice Mushroom Soup

1 review

I think mushrooms often get used only as a seasoning or added flavor, but I think they are delicious enough...


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...


Cider Turkey Soup

4 reviews

We suggest saving the turkey carcass from your Thanksgiving dinner to make this super soup the next day! Apple cider...

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....


Wild Rice Bread with Sunflower Seeds

2 reviews

I loved skipping the boring school cafeteria meals and going to my grandma’s house for lunch. She spent most of...


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Grilled Peach, Rice & Arugula Salad

2 reviews

This hearty salad was created when I needed to clear out some leftovers from the fridge—and it became an instant...


Low-Fat Wild Rice Turkey Salad

This tasty turkey salad from Meredith Berg of Hudson, Wisconsin offers a wonderful blend of flavors. With sweet grapes and...


Wild Rice with Dried Blueberries

I love the combination of rice and fruit, so this is a go-to Thanksgiving side dish at my house. I...


Orange-Wild Rice Salad with Smoked Turkey

1 review

For picnics and potlucks, we make a salad of smoked turkey, wild rice and dried cherries. The citrus dressing is...