Bacony Wild Rice

Enjoy this classic side dish using Bac~Os® instead of bacon. It also makes an excellent stuffing!

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 9

Ingredients

1
tablespoon reduced-fat margarine-type product
1
cup uncooked wild rice
1 1/2
cups sliced fresh mushrooms (4 ounces)
2
medium green onions, thinly sliced (2 tablespoons)
2 1/2
cups water
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1/4
cup Betty Crocker™ Bac~Os® bacon flavor bits or chips
  • 1 Melt margarine in 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook wild rice, mushrooms and onions in margarine about 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onions are tender.
  • 2 Stir in water, salt and pepper. Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally; reduce heat.
  • 3 Cover and simmer 40 to 50 minutes or until rice is tender; drain if necessary. Stir in bacon bits.

Expert Tips

Wild rice is actually a long-grain marsh grass grown in the northern Great Lakes area. With its nutty flavor and chewy texture, wild rice brings a touch of luxury to any meal.

For best results, wash wild rice before using it. Simply place in a medium bowl, and fill with cold water. Give the rice a couple of stirs and set it aside for a few minutes. Any debris will float to the surface, and you can pour off the water.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
85
(
Calories from Fat
10 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1 g
1 %
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
200 mg
200 %;
Total Carbohydrate
17 g
17 %
(Dietary Fiber
2 g
2 %
),
Protein
4 g
4 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.