*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                      NUTTY WILD RICE SAUSAGE STUFFING
 
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 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Poultry
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1 1/4   c            Uncooked wild rice
    1 1/4   c            Uncooked long-grain rice
   16       oz           Bulk sausage
    2       tb           Butter or margarine
    4       lg           Celery ribs -- sliced
    5       oz           Medium sized fresh mushrooms
                         - sliced
    1       lg           Onion -- diced
                         Salt -- to taste
                         Fresh ground black pepper
                         - to taste
    1       c            Chopped walnuts -- toasted
                         -(see note)
 
   Prepare wild rice and long-grain rice according to
   package directions; toss together in large bowl; set
   aside. In 12 skillet over high heat, cook sausage,
   stirring frequently until well browned. With slotted
   spoon, remove sausage to bowl with rice. Add butter to
   drippings remaining in skillet; melt over medium heat.
   Add celery, mushrooms, onion and salt and pepper; cook
   10 minutes, stirring occasionally until vegetables are
   tender. Remove from heat; add vegetable mixture to
   rice mixture in bowl along with walnuts; toss well to
   mix. Makes 12 to 14 cups, just, enough to stuff 12 to
   14 pound turkey. Note:To toast walnuts; In dry small
   skillet over very low heat, toast walnuts 3 to 5
   minutes, stirring frequently until golden brown. Cool
   before adding to stuffing.
  
 
 
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