I appreciate your honesty. This yellow striped house pot on the left was made by Wayne Branum, a potter/architect that I have worked with at SALA Architects for the past 17+ years. This recipe has you place everything into one dish all at once then bake it. Remove the foil, sprinkle with the almonds and bake for another 10-15 minutes until the almonds are golden and toasted and the rice is tender. I’ve made it many times this past year…and it is always a hit! sage pork sausage (such as Jimmy Dean brand). and cover with foil. See our. Add wild rice to skillet and continue to saute a while longer, tossing frequently to coat wild rice with oil but do not let it burn. Love all the flavors, Your email address will not be published. Total Carbohydrate Hi Sheri! Recipe by Gina Farina. In a large pot (big enough to add the creamy sausage and mushroom mixture to later) over high heat, bring chicken broth to a boil. I just got 4 pounds of locally hand harvested rice and cannot wait to try it in this recipie! As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. The stacks of blue/gray bowls in the front are his. Whisk the flour and butter roux into the mushroom mixture, and increase heat to medium-low. Very hearty eating. This casserole bakes for 1 hour and 45 minutes! Of course, I will point out that Leech Lake is very near the headwaters of the Mississippi River. Remove from heat and drain any excess liquid. hamburger, juice & all Almonds, slivered. Add this mixture to the pot of cooked wild rice. Add the onion, garlic and mushrooms. Add garlic and mushrooms, stirring to combine. TIP: The secret to great pork is never over cooking it! And your best friend's best friend. Wild rice is a native species of rice unlike all other rices brought over from Asia and is also much higher in protein content than other rices. It was the perfect meal combo! What a treat, to be able to cup that handmade pottery in our hands and eat from it. I’m always looking for new ways to make pork chops! This post may contain Amazon or other affiliate links. The day couldn’t have been more perfect weather-wise. lol Thanks so much for stopping by. In a large skillet, place the ground beef, celery… If you’ll notice in the picture mine are just cooked enough to give it color, the rest of the chop is still raw. Let’s do this…, First rinse off your wild rice and place it in the bottom of a greased casserole dish. I just prefer fresh. Add wild rice; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 1 hour or until tender. Well…maybe not! Do the rice, water, mushrooms, bouillon and soup for 4 hours on low then add the seared pork chops for another 2 hours or until done. Also good with wild … Boil the wild rice for 45 minutes and drain well when done. I haven’t personally ordered from them though! Lastly, I love that this is a “hearty” dish. This homemade wild rice hotdish contains no condensed soup, comes together in about 30 minutes (minus the bake time), and is a hearty "stick to your ribs" dish that your whole family will love. Great! Cheers! I’ve had many wild rice dishes over the years…and this has now become my go-to recipe. This dish should have plenty of flavor - don't be afraid to add salt, or even a bit more of the soy sauce. If you have never tried wild rice before, don’t be intimidated! This looks fantastic! I really like the flavor of wild rice so I don’t want to rinse it away. I found a new love. I’d be happy to eat this casserole any time of year. I live on a lake where the Native Americans used to harvest the rice. Stir in wild rice, turn heat down to low/medium-low, cover, and simmer until wild rice is split open and curled. By waiting to add the pork chops till the last 30- 45 minutes of bake time you end up with a nice juicy pork chop which is perfect with that amazing rice! Add Cream of Celery soup to skillet and mix quickly, then add 2 soup cans of water and stir until well mixed. I'm so grateful for their efforts. Sorry to say, your wild rice looks like it came from a Rice O Roni box or something similar. and I love the photos. I LOVE to hear this. I knew the minute I saw this recipe I had to try it in the slow cooker. When well mixed, add reserved sausage meat and mix thoroughly. One of the most popular dishes is the Wild Rice Hotdish (or casserole to all of you NOT from Minnesota). I'm going to make this tonight. You made my day! Dontcha ya know is for sure from Fargo...but they also say it in MN. I love your take on this recipe! Using the microwave to cook wild rice doesn’t really save much time. Bake at 350° for 35-45 minutes, covering part way through with non-stick foil if the cheese starts to brown. Wild Rice is one of my favorites. Cook, until the onions are translucent and the most of the liquid has evaporated from the mushrooms, about 5-7 minutes. It even looks like Fall!). Bring to a boil, immediately remove from stove and pour into a buttered casserole (at least 2 qts.) What more could you ask for?! I'll be honest...I'd never heard of "hotdish". Cover casserole again and place back in the oven for an additional 30-45 minutes or until pork chops are done. I have a new appreciation of Wild Rice! The 2016 tour that I attended featured 57 different potters, divided between 7 different studios.