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Apple-Sage Wild Rice Stuffing

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Apple-Sage Wild Rice Stuffing
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Recipe Total Cost
  • Makes: 12 Servings
  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes

This tasty wild rice dish starts with sautéed celery and onions mixed with sweet apples and cranberries. This combination, topped with toasted pecans, sage and a hint of heat makes a flavorful addition to any meal.

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces chopped pecans
  • 4 teaspoons canola oil (divided)
  • 1 1/2 cups diced celery
  • 1 1/2 cups diced onions
  • 1 medium red apple, such as Jonathan or Gala (halved, cored, and diced, about 1 1/2 cup total)
  • 2 cups hot cooked brown rice
  • 1 cup hot cooked wild rice
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 medium jalapeno pepper (seeded (if desired) and finely chopped OR 1/4 tsp dried pepper flakes)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh sage (or 1 1/2 tsp dried rubbed sage)
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the pecans and cook 2-3 minutes or until beginning to brown, stirring frequently. Set aside on separate plate.

2. Heat 1 teaspoon of the oil over medium heat. Cook the celery and onion 8 minutes or until beginning to lightly brown on edge, stirring occasionally.

3. Add the apples and cook 4 minutes or until tender crisp.

4. Stir in the pecans and the remaining ingredients and cook 3-4 minutes or until the rice mixture is heated, stirring occasionally.

 

Notes

Chef's Notes: Use any of your favorite nuts in place of pecans. Or, leave them out if someone is allergic.

Materials: Large skillet, Measuring cups, Measuring spoons, Mixing spoon, Sharp knife.

 

Source: Meeting Your MyPlate Goals on a Budget Toolkit by MyPlate National Strategic Partners

Nutrition Information

Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 160
Total Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 160 mg
Carbohydrates 20 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 7 g
Added Sugars included 3 g
Protein 3 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 20 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 174 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 160
Total Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3 g
Linoleic Acid 2 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.3 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 20 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 7 g
Added Sugars included 3 g
Protein 3 g
Minerals
Calcium 20 mg
Potassium 174 mg
Sodium 160 mg
Copper 218 mg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 47 mg
Phosphorus 101 mg
Selenium 6 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 5 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.2 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 4 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 10 mcg
Folate 21 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 14 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

MyPlate Food Groups
Fruits
1/4 cups
Vegetables
1/4 cups
Grains
1 ounce
Protein Foods
1/2 ounces