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Spoonful of wild rice dressing

Minnesota Wild Rice Dressing

An easy, delicious wild rice dressing featuring pork sausage, water chestnuts, and mushrooms. And, of course, wild rice!
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CourseSide Dish
CuisineAmerican
Keywordthanksgiving, wild rice
Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Servings6
Calories293kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground pork sausage
  • ½ cup celery chopped
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 cup chopped mushrooms
  • 1 can water chestnuts, drained
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 can cooked wild rice, drained
  • 1 8oz pkg ready-to-serve brown rice, prepared
  • 1 tablespoons fresh parsley chopped
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9 by 13 baking pan, set aside.
  • In a large skillet on medium-high heat, add ground sausage, celery and onion. Cook for 5 minutes on medium heat until onions are soft and sausage is browned.
  • Add chopped mushrooms, water chestnuts, garlic powder, and salt & pepper (to taste--about 1 teaspoon of each).
  • Into the prepared baking pan add the wild rice and prepared brown rice.
  • Stir in the sausage mixture.
  • Add the beaten egg and stir well.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes. Top with fresh parsley.

Notes

For added flavor, try including dried cranberries and sliced almonds.

Nutrition

Calories: 293kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 109mg | Sodium: 516mg | Potassium: 421mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 230IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 2mg