Wild Rice Stuffing

with Apples and Dried Cranberries
Wild rice in wooden bowl
Prep Time: 
20 minutes
Number of Servings: 


  • 2 cups uncooked wild rice
  • 3 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 cup onion, diced 13 inch 
  • 1 cup celery, diced 13 inch 
  • 1 cup apples, diced 13 inch 
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 12 tsp dried marjoram
  • 12 cup 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.


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