Wild Rice Stuffing with Apples & Dried Cranberries

You don't need to cook stuffing inside the bird!

From the Taste For Life test kitchen

20 minutes prep time  |  Serves 8

What You Need

  • 2 c uncooked wild rice
  • 3 Tbsp unsalted butter*
  • 1 c onion, diced 1/3-inch 
  • 1 c celery, diced 1/3-inch 
  • 1 c apples, diced 1/3-inch 
  • 1 c dried cranberries
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp dried marjoram
  • 1/2 c chopped fresh parsley
  • Salt and black pepper to taste



  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Cook rice according to package directions. (Use chicken or vegetable broth in place of water for more flavor.) Drain rice in a colander.
  2. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and celery, and cook until soft, approximately 8 minutes. Add apple and cook for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and add cranberries, thyme, marjoram, parsley, and salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Transfer mixture to a large oiled baking dish. Bake, covered, until stuffing is heated through, approximately 30 minutes.