Recipe: Wild Rice Stuffing

Last updated: December 3, 2020, at 2:56 p.m. PT

Originally published: November 30, 2020, at 1:05 p.m. PT

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This whole grain version of the winter staple offers heart-healthy fats, antioxidants, whole grains, and loads of flavor.


  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 3 stalks celery
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 cup uncooked wild rice
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon fresh chopped sage
  • 1 cup uncooked long-grain brown rice
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup toasted pecans, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper


  1. Heat oil over medium heat and sauté celery, onion, wild rice, and garlic for 3 minutes. Add broth and sage and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer for 25 minutes.
  2. Stir in brown rice and return to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and cook for 30 minutes or until the liquid has been absorbed.
  3. Remove from heat and let stand covered for about 10 minutes. Stir in the remaining ingredients and enjoy!


Stuffing can be made one day ahead and reheated just before serving.


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