Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is a flavorful side dish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  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.


Most Helpful

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.

isvilena October 25, 2015

an excellent wild rice recipe! I suggest buying "real" wild rice, not the commercial black grains. I cut back on the bacon to 3 slices, as well as the celery: this is why I only gave it 4 stars.

grampy1939 February 04, 2014

This was very good and certainly added to the wild rice. The prep time was longer as was the cooking time. I would not use green pepper again, perhaps red pepper and only one onion. The bacon is a nice touch. Very flavorful.

Sracampo January 03, 2009

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