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Minnesota Wild Rice Dressing Recipe
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Minnesota Wild Rice Dressing

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"This recipe was given to me by a friend, and it has been a family tradition ever since. No need to stuff the turkey. This dressing can be made the day before Thanksgiving and heated in the microwave 10 minutes before serving!"

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Original recipe makes 12 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    45 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins

    1 hr


  1. Prepare instant long grain and wild rice according to package directions. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9x13 inch baking dish.
  2. Place ground pork sausage and ground sage pork sausage in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain, and set aside. Cook and stir celery, onion, mushrooms, and water chestnuts in the skillet until browned and tender. Season with garlic powder.
  3. Mix prepared rice, sausage, celery mixture, and eggs in the prepared baking dish. Bake 15 minutes in the preheated oven, until lightly browned.
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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 25, 2004

I served this to accompany our Christmas dinner and everyone loved it! Some even said it was the best dish on the table. The only change i had to make was to use a larger pan. 9x13 was way too small. Thanks!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jun 11, 2004

I made this for my extened family. It was good. It just wasn't as good as everyone says. I was looking for amazing and I got average.

Jan 25, 2004

This was a nice change from the traditional cornbread dressing/stuffing. I used turkey sausage because my family does not eat pork, and I could not find sage-flavored sausage, so I added it to the recipe. I also cut the recipe in half, and it still filled a 2-qt dish. Very good overall.

Jan 25, 2004

This was a great recipe... I didn't give it a 5 because my dad's recipe is the best. He passed away this year and had never written down his recipe. This one was the closest we found... not quite the same (maybe its because I had to make it and not my dad) but it was really good.The Water Chestnuts are a great touch!

Jan 25, 2004

This was absolutely the biggest hit with my guests at Christmas time. Everyone - even those who previously disliked wild rice - loved it!

Jan 25, 2004

This is one of the best dressing recipes I have ever used. I found it best with a sage sausage. It's been a hit everywhere we have taken it.

Dec 26, 2004

Great twist to norm stuffings. Superb blend makes this a surefire winner. Give it a shot, it definetly will not disappoint you or your guests. They will be mauling you for 2nds!!

Jan 25, 2004

My family makes this every year for Christmas. We love it.


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  • Calories
  • 418 kcal
  • 21%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 20.4 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 82 mg
  • 27%
  • Fat
  • 31.6 g
  • 49%
  • Fiber
  • 1 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 12.7 g
  • 25%
  • Sodium
  • 835 mg
  • 33%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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