Wild Rice with Rosemary and Cashew Stuffing

Wild Rice with Rosemary and Cashew Stuffing


"Essentially, this is a rice pilaf that I have modified ever-so-slightly to be used as a stuffing for a small roasting chicken. The type of nuts, mushroom, and herbs can be varied in any number of ways."


25 m servings 301 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 301 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 17.6 g
  • 27%
  • Carbs:
  • 31g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 8.1 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 847 mg
  • 34%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Saute onions until tender and translucent. Stir in mushrooms, and saute until soft. Add rosemary, and cook for 1 minute. Stir in cashews, and cook for 1 minute. Transfer to a medium saucepan.
  2. Pour in chicken stock, and stir in rice. Cover, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer until water is absorbed. Remove from heat, and let stand for 5 minutes. Stuff into the cavity of a small roasting chicken.
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  1. 23 Ratings


I love this but it never cooks all the way. I found that the only way for it to be completely done is when you add the rice, follow the timing on the back of the rice package instead. Great ta...

Instead of using it as a stuffing, I just made it as a side with chicken. Delicious. Will make again and again. Thanks

EXCELLENT!! 6 STARS!! I made a similar stuffing years ago for Thanksgiving dinner and it became an instant favorite. One very nice way to modify this is to add a handful of craisins and substitu...

Great side dish.

Really, really good and healthy, too. We loved this especially because we love cashews. I didn't use rosemary (didn't have any) so I subbed thyme. The kids were initially skeptical of the wild r...

This recipe is delicious and makes the house smell great! It is a great way to get your kids who love rice to get some protien with it.

This was a big hit.... Delicious! I made it as a side dish in place of traditional stuffing with a turkey dinner.

A gourmet rice recipe that you will be making often. Very tasty and different. I also used it as a side with dijon tarragon chicken and completed the meal with a simple french salad. Loved it!

Even though I thought this would be an absolutely fabulous recipe, I was disappointed. I found that the salt in the cashews didn't make up for the lack of salt in the recipe. Some people liked ...