There is nothing better than comfort food on a cold day. And when you’re looking for something warm, few recipes rival the hotdish. From the oven’s residual heat warming your home to the one-pan-ease of preparation, hotdishes are the perfect weeknight meal! Here are some great hotdish recipes using healthy wild rice. Enjoy!
Minnesota Wild Rice Hotish
This recipe’s secret ingredient is cooking sherry to add a savory element to the wonderful combination of rice, mushrooms, vegetables, ground beef, and cream. Like most hotdish recipes, this one is even more delicious reheated for leftovers at lunch.
Simple Wild Rice Hotdish
A simplified, but similar version of the previous recipe, this hotdish uses ingredients you probably already have in your pantry! Get the dreamy, creamy texture you are looking for with just two cans of cream soups. This recipe is extremely easy to make and bakes in the oven for a long time, so you can throw it together in the afternoon and have dinner ready without any last-minute prep.
Classic Chicken and Wild Rice Hotdish
If you prefer a leaner meat, give this fancy version of wild rice hotdish a try! A traditional hotdish with a cracker crust on top, you will love the complex flavors and creamy texture of this dish. Try this as a side dish for Thanksgiving or Christmas this year!
Sausage and Wild Rice Casserole
Pair peppers, pork sausage, and cheese with wild rice in this unique hotdish recipe. Better yet, you can assemble this ahead of time and pop it in the refrigerator until you are ready to bake. A genius solution to busy weeknights, holiday hustling, or morning motivation gone by evening.
These recipes are great ideas to try this season. If a wild rice hotdish steaming hot on your plate sounds so good right now, make it happen! Order our wild rice here.