Date & Apricot Wild Rice Stuffing

Summary

Yield
Servings 10
Prep time1 hour
CategoryDinner

Description

Date and Apricot Wild Rice Stuffing

Ingredients

1cHadley's Pitted Deglet Noor Dates (chopped)
2cWild Rice
1 Apple (peeled, cored & chopped)
1 Onion (chopped)
2 Celery Stalks (chopped)
3TButter
1tDried Rosemary
1⁄2tDried Thyme
2⁄3cHam (diced)
1⁄2cHadley's Dried Apricots
3⁄4tSalt
1⁄2tPepper

Instructions

Rinse rice. Bring to a boil about four cups of water. Add rice and cook at a rolling boil for 40 minutes with lid off, or until rice is tender. Drain. Meanwhile, sauté onions and celery in butter in a medium skillet over medium-high heat for 4-5 minutes, or until soft. Stir in rosemary and thyme and remove from heat. In a large bowl, combine rice with onion-celery mixture and remaining ingredients. Season with salt and pepper. Spoon into a buttered 2 quart baking dish.* Cover and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes, or until hot. Makes 10 servings. *Alternatively, use this to stuff a turkey, chicken or Cornish hen. Allow ½ cup stuffing for each pound of meat.