Wild Rice Cranberry
|2 slices bacon, chopped
2 Tbsp. butter or margarine
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/2 cup peeled, chopped carrot
1 cup sliced mushrooms
| 1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries,
OR 3/4 cup Ocean Spray Craisins Sweetend Dried Cranberries
2 cups chicken broth
4 cups cornbread stuffing
1 pkg. (16oz.) wild rice, cooked according to package
Cook bacon over medium heat in a stockpot
until crisp. Remove bacon and set aside. Add butter to
pan and melt over medium heat. Add onion, celery, carrot,
and mushrooms. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 8 to 10
minutes or until vegetables are tender.
Add sweetened dried cranberries and chicken
broth; bring to a boil over high heat. Remove from heat
and add stuffing, wild rice, and bacon. Serve immediately.
Makes 14 1/2-cup servings.