Wild rice and apricots give classic stuffing a sweet spin.
unsalted butter, more for baking dish
6-oz. package wild rice
sourdough bread, torn
celery ribs, chopped
garlic cloves, chopped
roasted walnuts, chopped
chopped dried apricots
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Butter a 3-quart baking dish.
- Cook rice according to package directions. Toast bread on a baking sheet until dry, 12 to 14 minutes.
- Meanwhile, melt butter in a large pot over medium heat. Add onion, celery, and garlic and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened 8 to 10 minutes. Add apricots, parsley, sage, and thyme and cook, stirring, until fragrant, 1 to 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
- Stir in rice, bread, and walnuts. Stir in sotck until moistened. Transfer to prepared baking dish. Bake until golden, 35 to 40 minutes.