Easy rice stuffing with sautéed onion and celery, with added walnuts for a little crunch, raisins for a bit of sweetness and bacon to add a little smokey and salty flavor to the stuffing.
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 stalk celery, chopped
- 1 small onion, chopped
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- 2 cups cooked rice
- 1/2 cups chopped walnuts
- 1/3 cups raisins, you can use dried cranberries
- 1/4 teaspoon paprika
- 4 slices bacon, crisply cooked and crumbled
Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 80mins
Saute the onion and celery in the butter in a small saucepan. In a large casserole dish, mix the cooked rice with the onion and celery mixture. Stir in all of the other ingredients.
Bake in a 350°F oven for about 45 minutes, or until heated through. You can stuff a chicken or turkey with this rice stuffing, and roast according to the weight of the bird.