Dad´s Wonderful Wild Rice Casserole

Side-dish for twelve! Serve your family with baked rice, bacon and vegetable casserole.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 1 hr 35 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 12
 

Ingredients

1
cup uncooked wild rice, rinsed
3
cups water
6
slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1
cup chopped onions
1/2
cup chopped celery
1/2
cup chopped carrot
1
cup sliced fresh mushrooms
1
(10 1/2-oz.) can condensed chicken with rice soup

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  • 1 In medium saucepan, combine wild rice and water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 50 to 60 minutes or until rice is tender and water is absorbed.
  • 2 Meanwhile, grease 1 1/2-quart casserole. In large skillet over medium heat, cook bacon until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet; drain on paper towels.
  • 3 Discard all but 1 tablespoon drippings in skillet. Add onions, celery and carrot; cook and stir 3 to 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in mushrooms; cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in soup and bacon.
  • 4 Heat oven to 350°F. Add cooked rice to skillet; mix well. Spoon into greased casserole; cover. Bake at 350°F. for 30 to 35 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
  • 1 In medium saucepan, combine wild rice and water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 50 to 60 minutes or until rice is tender and water is absorbed.
  • 2 Meanwhile, grease 1 1/2-quart casserole. In large skillet over medium heat, cook bacon until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet; drain on paper towels.
  • 3 Discard all but 1 tablespoon drippings in skillet. Add onions, celery and carrot; cook and stir 3 to 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in mushrooms; cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in soup and bacon.
  • 4 Heat oven to 350°F. Add cooked rice to skillet; mix well. Spoon into greased casserole; cover. Bake at 350°F. for 30 to 35 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

This recipe was made for many years by the food editor's father and is a favorite in her family.

To make this a one-dish meal, add 1 to 2 cups of cut-up cooked chicken or turkey.

Healthful and tasty, this side dish complements fish, chicken or pork.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
Calories
100
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
230mg
230%;
Total Carbohydrate
14g
14%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.