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Wild Rice Dressing

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 10

A flavorful alternative to bread-based Thanksgiving dressing, this easy side is ready in 25 minutes. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

3
boxes (2 3/4 oz each) instant simmer-and-serve wild rice
4
cups water
2
tablespoons butter
3/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
cup butter
1/2
cup chopped onion
1/2
cup chopped celery
1/2
cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/3
cup chopped dried apricots
1/3
cup sweetened dried cranberries
1
teaspoon chopped fresh thyme leaves
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon freshly ground pepper
2/3
cup slivered almonds
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Steps

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  • 1
    Cook rice as directed on box, using water, 2 tablespoons butter and 3/4 teaspoon salt.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in 12-inch nonstick skillet, melt 1/4 cup butter over medium heat. Cook onion and celery in butter 5 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender.
  • 3
    Add cooked rice, broth, apricots, cranberries, thyme, 1/2 teaspoon salt and the pepper to skillet; stir to combine. Cook about 3 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat; stir in almonds and parsley.
 

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
210
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
0%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
0%
Sodium
680mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
26g
0%
Dietary Fiber
2g
0%
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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