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

Makeover Fruited Wild Rice Pilaf

2 reviews

Her savory rice side dish has become a favorite with family and friends, writes Carolyn Keith from Evanston, Illinois.


Wild Rice-Stuffed Acorn Squash

I tried many variations of ingredients for the stuffing in my acorn squash. Here’s the version I liked best—a rustic...


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...


Mushroom Wild Rice Dish

4 reviews

With its nutty texture and visual appeal, you’ll turn to this hearty side whenever a rice dish is in order....

Asian Wild Rice Casserole

2 reviews

Here's a fun way to jazz up wild rice. Soy sauce and chicken bouillon add plenty of flavor, while celery,...


Pheasant and Wild Rice

Everyone in my family hunts, so we have an abundance of game. This recipe also works well with wild turkey...


Wild Rice-Stuffed Pork Loin

6 reviews

This recipe features wild rice and apricot stuffing tucked inside a tender pork roast. —Kim Rubner, Worthington, Iowa


Apple Rice Salad

With the classic combination of apples, celery and walnuts, this creamy side tastes like a jazzed up version of Waldorf...

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Crown Roast with Wild Rice Stuffing

My mom made this tender, juicy crown roast for Christmas once. It was an impressive and memorable change from traditional...


Easy Fruited Wild Rice Pilaf

Her savory rice side dish has become a favorite with family and friends, writes Carolyn Keith from Evanston, Illinois. Studded...


Wild Rice ‘n’ Bread Dressing

1 review

Hearty wild rice is and appealing addition to traditional bread stuffing, while chopped carrot adds pretty color.


Golden Cornish Hens

I clipped this recipe out of a newspaper many years ago, altering it to fit my family's taste, i.e. mainly...


Nelda’s Sausage and Rice Dressing

2 reviews

This is an original recipe that I developed 15 years ago, and I can't count how many times I've used...

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Chicken Wild Rice Soup

123 reviews

I'm originally from Minnesota, where wild rice grows in abundance and is very popular in recipes. This creamy chicken and...


Wild Rice & Cranberry Loaves

2 reviews

This is an incredibly fragrant bread with lots of texture from wild rice and dried cranberries. It's hearty enough for...


Cranberry Wild Rice Dressing

Rice dressing is a tasty twist to a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. Cranberry sauce adds festive color and a touch of...


Baked Cornish Hens

Make it easy on yourself--bake Cornish hens with a simple wild rice, dried apricot and almond stuffing all in one...


Lemon-Pecan Wild Rice

Rice is a unique accompaniment to turkey ro any number of meaty entrees. This dish has just the right amount...


Alfredo Rice Casserole

4 reviews

Rice lovers won’t be able to get enough of this creamy, comforting casserole. Substitute a mushroom Alfredo or three-cheese sauce...


Mushroom Wild Rice

7 reviews

This is one of my favorite recipes from my mother. With only seven ingredients, it's quick to assemble in the...


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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Savory Wild Rice Casserole

2 reviews

Seasoned with sage and tasty pork sausage, this filling rice casserole is a hearty accompaniment to roast turkey, chicken or...


Wild Rice Stuffing Bake

If you prefer, you can stuff this mixture loosely into a bird to bake rather than in a separate dish.


Wild Rice Pilaf Bake

7 reviews

I make this recipe for almost every holiday and often take it to potlucks. Usually, I make the pilaf ahead...


Wild Rice Stuffed Cornish Hens

3 reviews

My mom prepares this impressive-looking entree for the holidays and for other "company's coming" occasions. The savory rice stuffing goes...


Bacon Wild Rice Bake

This casserole is very special to me. I found the recipe when visiting a friend in Canada, and now my...


Turkey Wild Rice Soup

39 reviews

Two Minnesota delicacies, turkey and wild rice, are the stars of this sensational soup. Be prepared to serve seconds! —Terri...