Every week we pull together some great Canadian recipes from Canadian food bloggers around the web featuring one main ingredient or dish.  This week we're all about Wild Rice Recipes!

Over 10 Wild Rice Recipes | Food Bloggers of Canada


Wild rice - some call it the "caviar of grains"! It's certainly an iconic Canadian food - it's the only native grain to Canada and a Thanksgiving side dish favourite.

But you can unleash the wild cook in you with these vegetable-protein-loaded recipes where super-healthy wild rice (also known as “water oats,” or “Canada rice") is the star! It adds a nutty flavour to any dish and works beautifully in stuffing, pilafs, burgers, soups and so much more!

Take wild rice beyond Thanksgiving and into your daily menu planning with these "wild" recipes that you'll fall for!

When wild rice is the star

By Food Bloggers of Canada

  • Wild Rice Pilaf with Cranberries and Pine Nuts

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    With the earthy flavour of mushrooms, a hint of sweetness from cranberries and a bit of a crunch with toasted pine nuts, this [wild rice pilaf](http://www.juliascuisine.com/home/wild-rice-pilaf-with-cranberries-and-pine-nuts) is the perfect dish for fall. From **Julia's Cuisine**.

  • Wild Rice Stir Fry With Awesome Sauce

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    This [stir-fry](http://www.commutercook.com/wild-rice-stir-fry-with-awesome-sauce/) is a delicious, vegetarian option to which you can easily add meat. Plus, the ingredients are accessible and, if you like Asian cooking, you probably have what you need. **From Commuter Cook**.

  • Wild Rice & Butternut Squash Gratin

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    This [wild rice & butternut squash gratin](http://www.kitchenfairy.ca/wild-rice-butternut-squash-gratin/) scented with sage and nutmeg has an appealing golden-orange hue and crunchy texture that can make anyone fall in love with it. From **Kitchen Fairy**.

  • Wild Rice, Lentil, Mushroom Veggie Burger

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    This [burger](http://www.sugarlovespices.com/wild-rice-lentil-mushroom-veggie-burger/) presents a delicious blend of flavours, combined with lots of spices and textures leaving you a crispy, moist and juicy alternative to the norm! From **Sugar Love Spices**.

  • Mediterranean Chicken & Wild Rice Cups

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    This is an easy recipe with [chicken and wild rice](https://foodmeanderings.com/easy-chicken-rice-cups/) that you can make in advance, as the cups freeze well. Kids would love 'em! From **Food Meanderings**.

  • Chicken, Wild Rice & Mushroom Soup

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    The rice in this [creamy chicken, rice and mushroom soup](https://www.simplystacie.net/2016/05/chicken-wild-rice-mushroom-soup/) bulks it up to an almost risotto-like meal. Definitely, a hearty dish that will make all your worries disappear. From **Simply Stacie.**

  • Wild Rice Protein Power Salad

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    The rice in this [salad](https://www.culinarynutrition.com/wild-rice-protein-power-salad/) provides a naturally nutty flavour that will make you fall in love with it. On top of that, it contains twice the protein of brown rice and up to 30 times more antioxidants than white rice! From **Culinary Nutrition**.

  • Wild Rice Salad with Fruit

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    This bento box lunch that includes [wild rice salad with fruit](https://carmyy.com/bento-box-lunch-wild-rice-salad-fruit/) takes a couple minutes and two pots to prepare. In your first pot, cook your wild rice on the stove top and in your second pot, cook your greens. From **Carmy**.

  • Slow Cooker Thai Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    This [soup](https://vikalinka.com/2017/02/09/slow-cooker-thai-chicken-and-wild-rice-soup/) is a variation on a regular Thai curry recipe minus coconut milk. The modern twist on this classic will definitely satisfy your evolving taste buds. From **Vikalinka**.

  • Wild Rice & Lentils with Flaked Salmon

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    A delicious, filling wild [rice+lentil dish](http://www.lentils.org/recipe/wild-rice-lentils-with-flaked-salmon/) for a sunny, fall weekend. Trout, halibut, and haddock are also great alternatives to salmon in this recipe. From **Lentils.org**.

  • Wild Rice and Mushroom Polenta Sandwich

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    This recipe of [wild rice and mushroom polenta sandwich](http://www.celebrationgeneration.com/blog/2013/06/27/wild-rice-and-mushroom-polenta-sandwich/) gives you an opportunity to cook up some beautiful, long grained wild rice and get enough leftover food for an entire week! From **Celebration Generation**.

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Wild rice is such a lovely, hearty grain that’s perfect for the autumn season. These recipes show just how versatile it is! Thanks for sharing these!

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