Wild Rice Cranberry and Apple Stuffing


Wild Rice, Cranberry and Apple Stuffing

Wild Rice, Cranberry and Apple Stuffing

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Makes 8 servings

Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil or butter
1 medium apple, diced (about 1 cup)
2 stalks diced celery (about 2/3 cup)
1 clove garlic, minced
Dried or fresh thyme
Dried sage
1 cup hot cooked white or brown rice
1 cup hot cooked wild rice
1/2 cup orange juice
1/4 cup dried cranberries
1/4 cup sliced green onions (green tops only)
Salt and black pepper to taste (optional)

Preparation

  1. Heat olive oil over medium-high heat in large saucepan. Add apple, celery and garlic. Cook and stir 5 minutes or until softened.
  2. Reduce heat to medium-low and stir in thyme and sage. Cook briefly and stir in white and wild rice, orange juice and cranberries; cook 1 minute until heated through. Just before serving, stir in green onions and season with salt and pepper, if desired.

Serving Suggestion

Serve this stuffing in baked squash halves or alongside roast turkey, chicken or pork.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/2 cup
Calories 102
Calories from Fat 17 %
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat <1 g
Carbohydrate 20 g
Fiber 1 g
Protein 2 g
Sodium 10 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 1/2
Fruit 1/2
Vegetable 1/2
Fat 1/2

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