Wild Rice Casserole

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 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

Steps

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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.

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Tips

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

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
Calories
100
Calories from Fat
25
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
5%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
230mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
14g
5%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
2g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%
30%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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