Cranberry Wild Rice Stuffing
Cranberry Wild Rice Stuffing is a delicious alternative to your traditional turkey stuffing. You can use it in place of your recipe for turkey stuffing. It's wonderful served with pork or chicken. Nearly every family has it favorite stuffing recipe. This stuffing is full of flavor but low in fat. You may decide to make it part of your daily fare rather then reserving it for festive occasions.
- 1 c. uncooked brown rice
- 1/2 c. uncooked wild rice
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 1 c. thinly sliced celery (you can include leaves)
- 1 bay leaf
- 1 tbsp. fresh rosemary, minced
- 3 c. unsalted, low-fat chicken broth
- 1 tsp. sodium free chicken bouillon granules
- 1/4 tsp. ground pepper
- 1 c. whole berry cranberry sauce
Combine all the ingredients except for the cranberry sauce in a pot. Bring the mixture to a boil over high heat. Reduce the heat to low, cover and simmer without stirring for 45 minutes or until the liquid has been absorbed. Remove the pot form the heat, and set aside, uncovered, for 5 minutes.
Coat a 2-quart casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray. Stir the cranberry sauce into the stuffing mixture, and loosely spoon the stuffing into the dish. Cover the dish with foil and bake at 350° F. for 30 minutes or until heated through. Serve hot.
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