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Wild Rice and Squash Pilaf

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min.


10 servings

Updated: Sep. 13, 2022
This pilaf is fantastic with fish or poultry and especially compatible with turkey. Since it's so colorful, I like to think it makes my turkey dressed for the holidays. —Erica Ollmann, San Diego, California
Wild Rice and Squash Pilaf Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1-1/2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1-1/2 cups finely chopped peeled winter squash
  • 2 medium onions, finely chopped
  • 1 small green pepper, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 to 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 cups cooked wild rice
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried savory
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted


  1. In a large saucepan, saute mushrooms, squash, onions and green pepper in oil until crisp-tender. Add garlic; saute 1 minute longer.
  2. Stir in rice, broth, soy sauce and savory. Cover; cook over medium-low heat until squash is tender, 13-15 minutes. Stir in almonds.

Nutrition Facts

1/2 cup: 118 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 114mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.

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