Vegetable Wild Rice Stuffing
"Although it uses many of the same ingredients found in typical stuffings, my family enjoys this version because the wild rice provides a different texture," shares Edie DeSpain of Logan, Utah.
Total TimePrep: 25 min. Cook: 1 hour
- 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) chicken broth
- 1-1/2 cups water
- 2/3 cup uncooked wild rice
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
- 4 medium carrots, sliced
- 2 celery ribs, chopped
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 2 tablespoons canola oil
- 1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
- 1-1/2 cups uncooked long grain rice
- 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
- In a large saucepan, bring broth and water to a boil. Add the wild rice, salt and thyme. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
- Meanwhile, in another saucepan, saute the carrots, celery and onion in oil until crisp-tender. Add mushrooms; saute 5 minutes longer. Stir in vegetables and long grain rice to wild rice. Cover and cook for 30-35 minutes or until rice is tender. Stir in parsley.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 313 calories, 6g fat (0 saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 272mg sodium, 57g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 4g fiber), 9g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch, 2 vegetable, 1 fat.
Originally published as Wild Rice Stuffing in Quick Cooking November/December 2000