I know Thanksgiving is still three weeks away, but that doesn't mean we can't start to discuss what should be present on your table this year.

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You may not know, but Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. I love spending time with my immediate family and thoroughly enjoy devouring the delicious Thanksgiving staples. In fact, this holiday is the only time I will willingly be involved in the cooking.

Now, if you're tired of your old stuffing recipe, try this *very* Minnesotan Wild Rice Stuffing, a Shel B family staple.

Of course, the most important part of this food dish is the wild rice. This ingredient is what truly transforms this side dish into a Minnesotan favorite.

Ingredients Needed For Shel B's Homemade Wild Rice Stuffing

  • 1/2 C. Wild Rice
  • 1 1/2 lbs. Jimmy Dean Sausage
  • 1 Large Onion, Chopped
  • 2 C. Celery, Chopped
  • 7 oz Bag of Seasoned Bread Cubes
  • 4 C. Chicken Broth
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • Dash of Sage
  • 1/8 C. Melted Butter

My family likes to double the recipe and freeze half for another round of enjoyment in late January or early February.

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How To Create The Best Thanksgiving Stuffing

1. Cook rice until tender--about 20 minutes.

2. Brown the meat, onion, and celery.

3. Soak bread cubes with broth for 15 minutes.

4. Mix all together in a crock-pot.

5. Cook on high for 2 hours.

6. Cook on low for 2 hours or more until ready to serve.

I highly encourage you and yours to try this stuffing recipe this holiday! If you do, please let me know if you like it. I have a feeling you will.

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