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Wild rice bake makes an easy, hearty meal out of a Northwoods classic casserole recipe.
Heat oven to 350°F.
Cook sausage in 10-inch skillet over medium heat 5-7 minutes or until browned. Drain fat.
Place cooked sausage into ungreased 2-quart casserole. Add all remaining ingredients
except sour cream; stir to combine. Cover; bake 1 1/2-2 hours or until rice is tender. Stir in sour cream.
Dietary Fiber: 4g
This was great- Husband loved it, and typically doesn't like casseroles or rice! We used a Cajun seasoned sausage, removed casing, cut the rice and liquid in half - based on comments above. Skipped the sour cream altogether. Will make again!
I was struck, when this was finished, how little meat was in the dish. I love vegetarian recipes, but I didn't think this was one. I could have easily doubled the sausage and still felt it was on the light side. As it was, I felt like it was a rice pilaf that should have been served on the side of something.Also, I used turkey sausage, and perhaps the flavor wasn't great because of that. It reminded me of liver. If I had been able to use regular sausage perhaps the flavor would have been better. To do that, however, I would have had to use sausages with additives one child reacts to. Based on the sausage I used, I would rate it as "Fair or Good" but as that wasn't following the recipe, I have to assume it would be "Good or Very Good" if regular sausage was used.I'm going with "Good" because of the resemblance to rice pilaf, as stated above. I thought it was a main dish.
This was delicious and very easy - a great winter meal with orange slices and a dinner roll. Everyone asked for seconds. My son's girlfriend even asked for the recipe. I used a pound of sausage.
This is wonderful!!! Very easy. My husband asks for it often. And, as a bonus, it's quite healthy with the low calories, lots of fiber and protein. If you're on a diet, make it with turkey sausage and low-fat sour cream. Try it with cold red cabbage salad (the German/Polish kind) as an accompaniment.
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