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Wild Rice Dressing

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Wild Rice Dressing
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 10
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A flavorful alternative to bread-based Thanksgiving dressing, this easy side is ready in 25 minutes.
Updated Jan 23, 2015

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
Make With
Make With
Progresso Broth

Steps

  • 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

210 Calories, 11g Total Fat, 4g Protein, 26g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
210
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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