Apple Pecan Rice Stuffing

Number of Servings: 14 (187 g)
Active Time: 30 min.
Total Time: 2 hours
Apple Pecan Rice Stuffing

Stuffing, we hope it goes without saying, is best when it’s, well…not stuffing. While you could put this into your turkey instead of baking it on its own, we think the flavor makes it a dish that can stand beautifully alone.


  • 1½ cups wild rice
  • ¾ cup brown rice
  • 6 cups low-sodium vegetable stock
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced (optional)
  • ¾ tsp. salt
  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 apples, diced
  • ⅓ cup coarsely chopped pecans
  • 2 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh sage
  • ⅓ cup chopped cranberries


  1. Cook rice in stock, according to package directions, but replacing indicated quantity of water with stock.
  2. While the rice is cooking, heat oil in a large, heavy skillet over medium heat and add the onion. Cook, stirring, until the onion begins to soften (3-5 minutes). Add the celery and cook until the onion is tender (3-4 minutes). Stir in the garlic and cook, stirring, until it is fragrant (30 seconds).
  3. Remove from the heat and transfer to a large bowl. When the rice has finished cooking, stir it in and add salt.
  4. Preheat oven to 325ºF. Coat a baking dish with cooking spray.
  5. Return the skillet to the stove over medium-high heat. Add butter and apples. Cook, stirring until lightly colored (3-5 minutes).
  6. Stir apples and remaining ingredients into the rice. Spread evenly in baking dish and cover with foil. Bake until warm through (20-30 minutes).

Nutrition Facts

14 servings per container

Serving Size 187 g

Amount per serving
Calories 160
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 2mg 0%
Sodium 190mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 5g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 20g
Protein 4g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 27.5mg 2%
Iron 0.7mg 6%
Potassium 185mg 4%
Vitamin A 37.1mcg 4%
Vitamin C 2.8mg 4%
Vitamin E 0.5mg 6%
Vitamin K 4.4mcg 4%
Thiamin 0.1mg 8%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 2.5mg 15%
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 10%
Folate 24.5mcg 6%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 0.8mcg 4%
Chloride 2.4mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.4mg 0%
Phosphorus 117.4mg 10%
Iodine 0.2mcg 0%
Magnesium 52.1mg 10%
Zinc 1.4mg 10%
Selenium 3.1mcg 6%
Copper 0.2mg 20%
Manganese 0.8mg 35%
Chromium 0.4mcg 0%
Molybdenum 1.6mcg 4%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Low Sodium Vegetable Broth (water, Organic Carrots, Organic Celery, Organic Onions, Organic Leeks, Organic Tomato Puree (organic Tomatoes, Sea Salt, Citric Acid), Organic Mushrooms, Organic Garlic, Organic Spices, Organic Sea Salt), Apples, Wild Rice, Brown Rice, Celery, Onion, Pecans, Cranberries, Butter (sweet Cream), Olive Oil, Garlic, Salt, Sage.

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