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       Title: Manitoba Wild Rice
  Categories: Pasta, Beef, Rice/grains
       Yield: 4 servings
  
       1 c  Wild rice                           4 c  Water
       1 ts Salt                                6 ea Slices bacon
       2 ea Onions, chopped                     1 ea Sweet green pepper chopped
       3 ea Stalks celery, chopped          1 1/2 c  Sliced mushrooms
       2 tb Butter                            1/4 c  Beef stock or water
       1 x  Salt and pepper to taste       
  
   Rinse rice in colander with cold running water.  In large saucepan, bring
   water and salt to boil; add rice; reduce heat to medium low and simmer,
   covered 30 minutes.  Drain.  Meanwhile, in skillet, over medium high heat,
   fry bacon 3 to 5 minutes or until crisp.  Transfer bacon to paper towel;
   pat dry and chop.  Drain all but 1 tablespoon bacon drippings from skillet;
   add onions and cook, stirring 3 to 5 minutes or until tender. Add green
   pepper, celery and mushrooms; cook, stirring 3 minutes. Transfer vegetable
   mixture to 8 cup casserole. Stir in butter, beef stock and rice. Bake
   covered, 15 to 20 minutes in 350 F degree oven until rice is tender. Season
   to taste with salt and pepper..
  
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