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

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...


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...


Holiday Rice Salad

2 reviews

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


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...

Wild Rice and Squash Pilaf

1 review

This pilaf is fantastic with fish or poultry and especially compatible with turkey. Since it's so colorful, I like to...


Slow-Cooked Wild Rice

1 review

This recipe has become such a family heirloom that I asked my mother's permission before passing it along. It has...

Mushroom Wild Rice

8 reviews

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


Wild Rice Mushroom Bake

8 reviews

The wild rice adds a wonderful flavor to this casserole. I like to serve it on special occasions. —Jann Marie...


Apple & Sausage Wild Rice

Chunks of apples and summer sausage bring a delicious, sweet-and-savory contrast to wild rice. My husband absolutely loves it, and...


Southern Hoppin’ John

12 reviews

This is a quick and easy side dish that will become a favorite of your family.—Anne Creech, Kinston, North Carolina

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...


Wild Rice ‘n’ Bread Dressing

1 review

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