Spacer Wild Rice Dressing with Sausage, Corn, and Leeks
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2 c wild rice (about 12 ounces)
6 Tbsp unsalted butter
2 c chopped leek, white and pale green parts only
6 ounces smoke sausage such as kielbasa, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
1 10-ounce package frozen corn kernels, thawed
1 cup converted white rice
1 1/2 tsp dried thyme
2 sprigs of Italian parsley plus 1/4 cup chopped
3/4 tsp salt
4 1/2 cups chicken broth


  1. Cook wild rice in a large saucepan of boiling salted water for ten minutes. Drain well and set aside.
  2. Melt butter in heavy large pot over medium heat. Add leeks and sausage; sauté until leeks are soft, about 4 minutes.
  3. Add corn; sauté 1 minute.
  4. Add wild rice, white rice, thyme, parsley sprigs, salt, and broth. Bring to a simmer.
  5. Cover and simmer until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed, about 45 minutes.
  6. Sprinkle with chopped parsley and serve.

Serves 10 generously

Bon Appetit, November 2000, p. 198

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