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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    Meaty Wild Rice Meatballs in Cranberry Sauce

    1 review

    We celebrate Indigenous People's Day in October. Native Americans in Minnesota have been harvesting wild rice for several hundred years. To honor them, I make these wild rice meatballs. —Joyce Moynihan, Lakeville, Minnesota

    Sweet Potato Pilaf

    4 reviews

    The combination of sweet potatoes, bacon, asparagus and kale makes this simple Sweet Potato Kale Pilaf taste amazing! To save...

    How to Cook Wild Rice

    Want to add protein, fiber and flavor to your meals? Learn how to cook wild rice—the healthy grain you haven't...

    Is Wild Rice Healthy? Here’s the Scoop, According to a Nutritionist.

    Is wild rice healthy? Absolutely! This native grain packs a powerful nutritional punch. Go grab a bowl and let's break...

    Wild Rice vs. Brown Rice vs. Quinoa—Which Is Best?

    Searching for the healthiest whole grain? Join us as we compare wild rice, brown rice and quinoa to discover which...

    Pressure-Cooker Vegetable Wild Rice Soup

    1 review

    This thick and hearty soup is packed with colorful vegetables. It's wonderful for lunch alongside a healthy salad or a...

    Slow-Cooked Vegetable Wild Rice Soup

    4 reviews

    This thick and hearty soup is packed with colorful vegetables. —Thomas Faglon, Somerset, New Jersey

    Greek Brown and Wild Rice Bowls

    2 reviews

    This fresh rice dish tastes like the Mediterranean in a bowl! It is short on ingredients but packs in so...

    Southwestern Rice Salad

    5 reviews

    This meatless salad makes a robust side dish, filling lunch or satisfying snack. Try spooning some into low-fat tortillas for...

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    Minnesota Wild Rice Salad

    1 review

    Everyone thinks this is one of my best salads because it features wild rice—a major crop in my home state...

    Baked Cornish Hens

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

    Beef and Wild Rice Medley

    9 reviews

    A packaged rice mix speeds up preparation of this meal-in-one entree. Cayenne pepper gives the beef a little kick, and...

    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 Bread with Sunflower Seeds

    2 reviews

    I loved skipping the boring school cafeteria meals and going to my grandma’s house for lunch. She spent most of...

    Vegetable & Beef Stuffed Red Peppers

    3 reviews

    I love making this stuffed pepper recipe. It's one of the few ways I can get my husband to eat...

    Cornish Hens with Wild Rice

    2 reviews

    This recipe started out as my grandmother's. My mother added the mushroom soup and the green peppers...I added the cheddar...

    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...

    Spicy Rice Casserole

    3 reviews

    Stirring up pork sausage, wild rice and jalapeno to taste makes this a terrific side. Or serve it with cornbread...

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    Turkey Wild Rice Soup

    43 reviews

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

    Holiday Rice Salad

    3 reviews

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

    Wild Rice Stuffed Squash

    7 reviews

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

    Wild Rice & Cranberry Loaves

    3 reviews

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

    Wild Rice with Broccoli Soup

    6 reviews

    I love soup and serve it often. My sister gave me this delicious recipe that's surprisingly low in fat. It...

    Turkey and Wild Rice Soup

    6 reviews

    My dear friend Shirley shared this recipe with me several years ago. Every time I think of her, I make...

    Favorite Company Casserole

    3 reviews

    My guests like this casserole even if they don't usually like all the ingredients in it! For instance, people who...

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    Seafood Casserole

    24 reviews

    A family favorite, this rice casserole is filled with plenty of seafood and veggies. It's hearty, homey and so easy...

    Cream of Wild Rice Soup

    45 reviews

    Tender cubes of chicken, fresh vegetables and wild rice make this soup hearty enough for a meal. You can't beat...

    Wild Rice Stuffing

    5 reviews

    Since trying this stuffing recipe from my sister, I haven't made any other kind. It's so moist and tasty. When...

    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...

    Beefy Wild Rice Soup

    10 reviews

    Living in central Wisconsin, we experience many days of snow and cold temperatures. I like to prepare soup often, especially...

    Wild Rice and Mushroom Soup

    5 reviews

    Frequently requested at family get-togethers, this rich and hearty soup is ready in a flash. Cooking for a vegetarian? Swap...