2 cups - Wild Rice
4 cups - Chicken or Turkey Broth (if no broth is available, use water salted to taste)
2 lg. - Onions, chopped
1 cups - Celery with leaves, chopped
1 tsp. - Fresh Garlic, minced
8 Tbsp. - Butter
2 cups - Fresh Mushrooms, chopped
1 cups - Walnuts, chopped
Salt and Pepper
Optional Ingredients: (to make a sweeter stuffing)
1/4 cup - Dried Apricots, Raisins, Dried Cranberries, or other Dried Fruit, chopped
2 Tbsp. - Minced Parsley
1/4 cup - Honey
1. In small saucepan, combine Wild Rice with broth and cook until tender, approximately 45 minutes. Wild Rice should absorb all liquids during cooking. This may be done in a rice cooker or at a simmer on the top of the stove.
2. Wild Rice is cooking, sauté onions, celery and garlic in butter, 5 minutes. Add mushrooms and cook an addition 3 minutes.
3. Combine Wild Rice and sautéed ingredients with Walnuts and remaining ingredients, mix thoroughly.
Makes about 6 cups, enough for 1 (12 pound) turkey. Put in turkey just before putting in oven.
Recipe provided by: Wilderness Family Naturals Recipes 2013