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Baked Wild Rice

By Paula Deen


Difficulty: Easy

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 1 hour

Servings: 6



  • 1 cup plus more for ramekins butter
  • 1/2 lb raw wild rice
  • 1 lb sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 medium chopped white onion
  • 2 teaspoons all purpose flour
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup sherry
  • 1/2 cup buttered bread crumbs
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper


Preheat the oven to 350 °F. Grease 6 ramekin dishes.

Cook the rice according to package directions. Drain and put the pot over low heat for a few minutes to steam the rice dry.

Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat and add the mushrooms and onions. Sauté them for a few minutes, then push them to 1 side of the pan and add the flour. Stir until the mushrooms and onions are coated with the butter. Add the cream, stirring constantly. Add the sherry and salt and pepper, to taste; stir until smooth. Fold in the cooked rice and pour into the ramekins. Top with bread crumbs and bake until the top is brown, about 15 minutes.

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