Wild Rice Stuffing with Cranberries, Bacon and Pecans

Pork
Wild Rice Stuffing with Cranberries, Bacon and Pecans
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Description

Serve this wild rice stuffing with rack of pork or roasted leg of pork.

Ingredients

1 1/4 cups wild rice (uncooked)
4 slices bacon (cut into 1-inch pieces)
1 cup onions (chopped)
14 ounces chicken broth
1/2 cup water
2 tablespoons dry sherry (optional)
1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves (crushed)
2 cups fennel (OR celery, chopped)
3/4 cup dried cranberries (OR chopped dried apricots)
1/2 cup pecans (chopped and toasted)

Directions

1Rinse wild rice in cold water. Drain well; set aside. In a large saucepan, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings in saucepan. Drain bacon; set aside.
2Add onion to saucepan; cook until tender, stirring occasionally. Add wild rice; cook and stir for 3 minutes. Add chicken broth, water, sherry and thyme. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in fennel and dried cranberries.
3Meanwhile, heat oven to 350 degrees F. Transfer rice mixture to a 2-quart casserole. Cover and bake for 45 to 55 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed, stirring once. Stir in pecans and bacon.
4Serves 8.
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NutritionView more

260Calories
Sodium8%DV180mg
Fat22%DV14g
Protein16%DV8g
Carbs9%DV28g
Fiber16%DV4g

PER SERVING *

Calories260Calories from Fat130
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat14g22%
Saturated Fat2.5g13%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol10mg3%
Sodium180mg8%
Potassium400mg11%
Protein8g16%
Calories from Fat130
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate28g9%
Dietary Fiber4g16%
Sugars4g8%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.