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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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 mix of wild rice, carrots, dried cherries and pecans. —Michelle Springer, Spring, Texas

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 & 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...


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...

Cranberry Rice with Caramelized Onions

3 reviews

Rice provides so many options to a creative cook—the stir-in ideas are endless. In this recipe, dried cranberries star. Their...


Apple-Cranberry Stuffing

1 review

I leave out the giblets my mom used in her stuffing and bump up the fruit and wild rice instead....

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...


Hens with Apricot Rice Stuffing

1 review

When you want to impress guests, you can’t beat these lovely Cornish game hens. Apricots and apricot preserves give the...


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...

Cherry Wild Rice Salad

5 reviews

While touring Door County, I sampled this salad. As soon as I got home, I wrote the lady who'd made...