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....


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.


Wild Rice Brunch Casserole

1 review

Wild rice is one of our state's prized foods. Paired with our garden specialty—fresh asparagus—this recipe can't miss!

Veggie Rice Bowl

1 review

As Sherry Hulsman of Louisville, Kentucky will tell you, this yummy recipe makes a lot, so it’s great for a...


Mixed Rice and Barley Bake

The mellow flavor of the wholesome grains in this nutritious casserole is enhanced by garlic, onion and thyme. "The hearty...

Rice and Barley Pilaf

3 reviews

With a trio of whole grains, wild and brown rice and barley, this is packed with nutrition. Add half-and-half and...


Asparagus and Wild Rice Casserole

5 reviews

I learned the fun of cooking as a child. I love to create as I cook— this recipe is a...


Northwoods Wild Rice

1 review

My recipe uses a product native to the north-central United States, wild rice. Wild rice is not a rice at...


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...

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...


Tomato Wild Rice Medley

Shirley Glabb often serve rice at her home in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. I'm always looking for new ways to dress it...


Wild Rice Pilaf Mix

We exchange homemade gifts in our family—I give this tasty mix to relatives and friends. It goes well with a...


Baked Barley and Wild Rice

“We eat many whole grain dishes, but this is our favorite.” Not only is it heartwarming and flavorful, it also...


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...

Almond Wild Rice

5 reviews

Made with both brown rice and wild rice, this popular pilaf has a hint of fruity sweetness, thanks to golden...


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...


Wild Rice with Mushrooms

Chock-full of mushrooms, celery and green onions, this hearty side dish is an ideal accompaniment to cool-weather meals. Our Test...


Black-Eyed Pea Casserole

16 reviews

This group-size dish is quick, simple and tasty. People always ask for "just a little more". I guess you could...


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...


Patchwork Rice Pilaf

1 review

Colorful and versatile, this side dish is always popular at a picnic, potluck or special dinner. The apples bring a...


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...

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Wild Rice Mushroom Casserole

3 reviews

“My daughter is a vegetarian, so I'm always looking for meatless dishes she'd enjoy,” says Vicki Schrupp. The Little Falls,...


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...


Hearty Wild Rice

1 review

My father-in-law used to make this casserole in the oven. I switched to the slow cooker so I wouldn't need...


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...