Wild Rice Casserole

Total Time
1hr 35mins
15 mins
1 hr 20 mins

Goes great with roast turkey, chicken, salmon, or trout. An impressive dish to have when guests arrive. Very hearty eating.

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  1. Place rice in a strainer or sieve and rinse with cold water for about 1 minute, scouring rice with fingers; drain.
  2. Place rice in a saucepan with the broth and salt; bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover, and cook for 40-45 minutes or until tender and most of liquid is absorbed.
  3. If when tender, any liquid remains, drain it.
  4. Cook the mushrooms, onion, celery, green pepper, and garlic in butter in a skillet until the onions are tender, about 5 minutes.
  5. Mix together the rice, vegetables, and cheese, and spread in a greased 2-quart casserole.
  6. Cover the pan and bake at 325F for 35-45 minutes or until the casserole is heated through nicely.
  7. Garnish with toasted almonds before serving.