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

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....


Wild Rice Cheese Soup

2 reviews

The addition of chopped apple, beer and Gouda cheese makes this version of wild rice soup extra special.


Gingered Long Grain and Wild Rice

Although I just recently added this recipe to my collection, it's already a favorite.


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...


Almond & Apple Wild Rice Salad

2 reviews

It's healthy and delicious! Use a mixture of red and green apples to give it a pop of color. —Dan...

Wild Rice Pancakes

1 review

This recipe is a traditional favorite in Minnesota, where wild rice is widely harvested. These fritter-like pancakes are great for...


Cream of Turkey and Wild Rice Soup

10 reviews

A dear friend brought me some of this soup when I was ill—and it instantly hit the spot. I asked...


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...


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...

Cream and Wild Rice Soup

1 review

I used to make this soup on the evening when we would pick out our Christmas tree. But my husband...


Wild Wild Rice

1 review

Wild rice really shines in this pretty and tasty chicken dish, which has such a fun name. Hearty helpings always...


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...


Wild Rice Stuffed Squash

6 reviews

I made this recipe when we invited both our families to celebrate our first Thanksgiving in our new home. There...


Northwoods Wild Rice Soup

1 review

My sister served this to me for the first time and it was so scrumptious I just had to have...

Apple-Cranberry Wild Rice

1 review

Dried apples, cranberries and savory nicely complement the wild rice and leek in this delicious recipe from Marion Karlin of...


Wild Rice Chestnut Stuffing

If you're a fan of rice stuffing and nuts, you'll love this flavorful version featuring chestnuts. The recipe yields enough...


Mushroom & Wild Rice Soup

17 reviews

You can tell how much I adore mushrooms by looking at this recipe. I used four varieties! The wild rice...


Wild Rice Turkey Soup

16 reviews

Our family loves this soup on a cold winter night. If you want a less rich soup with fewer calories,...


Rice-Stuffed Butternut Squash

8 reviews

The combination of wild rice, mango chutney, cranberries and curry powder give this side dish for two an exotic flavor....


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 Pilaf Bake

7 reviews

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


Contest-Winning Mushroom Wild Rice

5 reviews

This colorful casserole is a standout from my mother's collection of family recipes. Excellent texture and taste guarantee it won't...

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Wild Rice Stuffing Bake

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


Flavorful Rice Dressing

1 review

My original dressing seems to satisfy people who prefer dressing made with bread and those who prefer a rice variety....


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...


Bacon Wild Rice Bake

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