Wild Rice

Wild rice pairs well with chicken, turkey, mushrooms, or cranberries. Enjoy the nutty flavor of these wild rice recipes for soups, casseroles, and salads.

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How to Cook Wild Rice

When you thumb through cookbooks or surf the net looking for instructions on how to cook wild rice, you may be surprised to find out that wild rice isn't a rice at all, but instead a nutritious grain. In fact, it's the only cereal grain that's native to North America.

Cornish Hens with Basil-Wild Rice Stuffing

Better Homes and Gardens

A combination of brown rice and wild rice makes for a nutty tasting stuffing. Or, grill the stuffing packet alongside chicken breasts, pork chops, or salmon steaks.

Cheesy Wild Rice Casserole

Better Homes and Gardens

So creamy, good, and easy! Serve this side dish casserole alongside ham, beef, or poultry.

Bulgur-Wild Rice Casserole

Better Homes and Gardens

This easy, hearty side dish recipe goes well with beef or chicken.

Cheesy Shrimp and Rice

Better Homes and Gardens

Combine Swiss and cheddar cheeses with mushroom soup to make this quick and simple shrimp and rice casserole recipe.

Hunter's Wild Rice Chicken Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Make this chicken dish ahead and serve on days when there's no time to spend in the kitchen.

Wild Rice-Mushroom Soup

Better Homes and Gardens

Keep this soup in mind for entertaining. It's exceptionally easy, but special because of the wild rice and sherry.

Chicken and Roasted Vegetable Rice

Better Homes and Gardens

Crunchy Tilapia

Family Circle

Grammy's Wild Rice Porridge

Midwest Living

Dried fruit, nuts, and maple syrup are mixed with chewy wild rice to make this hot dessert. Top with fresh berries and whipped cream.

Wild Rice Stuffed Squash

Better Homes and Gardens

Stuffed squash always makes an impressive side dish. The savory stuffing of wild rice, leeks, and dried fruit complements the rich, sweet flavor of any variety of hard-skinned winter squash.

Wheat Berry And Wild Rice Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

This meatless whole grain salad can be either a main dish or a side.

Wild Rice Rosettes

Better Homes and Gardens

Wild Rice Pilaf

Family Circle

Grape tomatoes add garden-fresh flavor to this easy side dish recipe made with both white rice and packaged wild rice mixes.

Wild Rice Pilaf with Squash

Better Homes and Gardens

Whether you serve it with fish, chicken or beef, this nutritious slow cooker pilaf will be a hit at your dinner table.

Wild Rice and Barley Pilaf

Better Homes and Gardens

The combined benefits of barley and wild rice result in a healthy recipe for fruited pilaf that goes well with pork or poultry.

Wild Rice and Quinoa Bowl


Prepare a large batch of quinoa and wild rice on Sunday to toss into dinners all week, including this satisfying sausage skillet.

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