Wild Pecan Rice and Cornbread Dressing

Wild Pecan Rice and Cornbread Dressing
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Recipe for Wild Pecan Rice and Cornbread Dressing or Stuffing. If you think rice is rice, you’ll think differently after using this tasty healthier brown rice in your stuffing.

Ingredients

  • 7 ounces Konriko Wild Pecan aromatic rice
  • 3/4 pound ground pork
  • 3 teaspoons Creole Seasoning, divided
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 3 cups chopped onion
  • 2 cups chopped celery
  • 3/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 2 larges cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onion tops
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 3 cups crumbled cornbread
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup chicken stock

Directions

  1. Cook rice according to package directions, omitting butter.
  2. Crumble pork in a large skillet over medium-high heat and sprinkle with 1 teaspoon Creole seasoning. Cook until browned, about 5 minutes, stirring often. Remove pork from skillet, discarding pan drippings.
  3. Melt butter in skillet and add onion, celery, green pepper and garlic; cook 6 to 8 minutes or until tender, stirring often. Remove from heat and stir in green onion, parsley and thyme.
  4. Combine rice and cornbread in a large bowl; add cooked pork, vegetable mixture, and remaining 2 teaspoons Creole seasoning and mix well. Stir in eggs and just enough stock to moisten mixture. Spoon into a shallow 2-quart casserole; bake in a 350°F oven for 30 minutes or until heated through and browned on top.