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Wild Rice Hot Dish

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  • 1 cup raw wild rice
  • ½ pound bacon, diced & fried crisp
  • 1 medium onion- diced
  • 1 cup celery- diced
  • 1 can Golden mushroom soup
  • 1 can water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 container fresh mushrooms- sliced
  • ½ green pepper- diced

Cook rice as in basic recipe (below). DO NOT DRAIN. Fry bacon & pour off all but 2 Tablespoons of fat. Sauté mushrooms, onions, celery & green pepper in the left over bacon drippings. Mix all ingredients together. Put in greased casserole. Bake at 350⁰  for 1 ½ hours. Cover for the first half of baking, stirring occasionally, removing cover near the end of baking. Add water as needed. Serves 8-10.

Basic recipe for wild rice:

  • 1 cup wild rice
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Rinse wild rice under running water using a strainer, drain. Bring wild rice, water and salt to boiling in a heavy saucepan; reduce heat and simmer, covered, until kernals open and are tender but not mushy, 45-55 minutes. Drain. 6-8 servings (3-4 cups)

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