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Herbed Wild Rice and Butternut-Squash Stuffing

Mix up the holiday menu with a rice stuffing. The nutty flavor and hearty texture of brown and wild rice goes great with turkey. Skill Level: Intermediate

15 min Prep
60 min Total
price per Serving

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 324
Protein 9.9g
Total Carbohydrates 55.9g
Dietary Fiber 5.5g
Net Carbohydrates 50.4g
Sugar 3.5g
Total Fat 7.9g
Saturated Fat 3.3g
Trans Fat 0.2g
Cholesterol 12.7mg
Sodium 25.0mg
SmartPoints® 9.0


  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 4 cups butternut squash, cubed
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 3 cups cooked brown rice
  • 3 cups cooked wild rice
  • 2 teaspoons poultry seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1 teaspoon dried sage
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth or stock
  • 2 sprays cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 ┬░F.
  2. Melt the butter in a large skillet on medium heat. Add the squash, celery and onion, then cook and stir 15 minutes, or until squash is fork-tender.
  3. Mix the cooked brown and wild rice in a large bowl.
  4. Stir in the vegetable mixture, poultry seasoning, parsley, sage and pepper.
  5. Add the stock, then toss gently until well mixed.
  6. Spoon the stuffing into a 13x9-inch baking dish that's been treated with cooking spray.
  7. Sprinkle with the pecans. Cover with foil.
  8. Bake 30 minutes, or until heated through.

Price Per Serving based on average national price: excludes store savings and local grocery store pricing

Photo Credit: McCormick Spice Company