Friday, December 8

Wild Rice Casserole

This post originally appeared on By Hook or By Cook.

I have no idea where my mom got the original recipe, but my guess is it came off the side of a can of Campbell's® soup. Growing up we called it "Chicken Rice Casserole" despite the fact that it's made with beef.
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5 c. chicken broth
¼ c. wild rice
1½ c. white rice
2 lbs. ground beef
2 medium stalks celery, diced
3-4 mushroom caps, diced
2 c. half-and-half

· Bring broth to a boil in a medium saucepan.
· Add wild rice and simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
· Add white rice and simmer, covered, for an additional 15 minutes.
· Meanwhile, brown ground beef and drain, reserving 2T fat.
· Sauté celery in reserved fat 5 minutes or until translucent.
· Add mushrooms and sauté an additional 10 minutes.
· Combine all ingredients in a 2qt. casserole dish or 9x9 pan.
· Bake at 350°F for one hour.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size about 1⅓ c (143 g)
Serving per Recipe 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 397     Calories from Fat 49
% DV
Total Fat 6g
     Saturated Fat 1g
     Monounsaturated Fat 2g
     Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 4mg
Total Carbohydrates 77g
     Dietary Fiber 9g
     Sugars 20g
Protein 14g


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