Minnesota Wild Rice Dressing
This tasty wild rice and bread dressing is seasoned with bacon, onion, celery and mushrooms, and goes well with a variety of meats and poultry.
4 slices bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 cup onion, chopped
1 cup celery, chopped
1/2 pound mushrooms, sliced
4 ounces wild rice (cook according to package)
2 cups bread crumbs
1 teaspoon fresh or dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon dried sage
Salt and pepper to taste
- In medium sized skillet over medium heat, sauté bacon until almost crisp. Add onion, celery and mushrooms. Continue cooking until vegetables are tender.
- In large bowl, combine bacon mixture, wild rice, bread crumbs, sausage, oregano and sage. Season to taste with salt and pepper, if desired.
- Spoon dressing into lightly greased 2-quart casserole dish.
- Bake, covered, in preheated oven at 325°F (160°C) for 35 to 40 minutes.
Makes 10 servings.
Recipe provided courtesy of the Minnesota Turkey Research and Promotion Council, St. Paul, MN., and Honeysuckle White, a division of Cargill, Incorporated. Used with permission.