Manitoba Wild Rice

READY IN: 40mins
lazyme
Recipe by Mysterygirl

This is a flavorful side dish.

Top Review by isvilena

Absolutely wonderful. My daughter loves it. She doesn't like to eat cooked vegetables but from this meal she ask for second portion. I prefer to use red pepper, one onion and one carrot for more colour. Thank you for the recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Rinse rice in colander with cold running water.
  2. In large saucepan, bring water and salt to boil; add rice; reduce heat to medium low and simmer, covered 30 minutes.
  3. Drain.
  4. Meanwhile, in skillet, over medium high heat, fry bacon 3 to 5 minutes or until crisp.
  5. Transfer bacon to paper towel; pat dry and chop.
  6. Drain all but 1 tablespoon bacon drippings from skillet; add onions and cook, stirring 3 to 5 minutes or until tender.
  7. Add green pepper, celery and mushrooms; cook, stirring 3 minutes.
  8. Transfer vegetable mixture to 8 cup casserole.
  9. Stir in butter, beef stock, half of the bacon and rice.
  10. Top with remaining bacon.
  11. Bake covered, 15 to 20 minutes in 350 F degree oven until rice is tender.
  12. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

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