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Cranberry Pecan Wild Rice Stuffing in a white serving bowl

Cranberry Pecan Wild Rice Stuffing

Cranberry Pecan Wild Rice Stuffing is a festive addition to your Thanksgiving celebration. Loaded with tart cranberries, toasted pecans, and orange zest, it makes a fantastic side dish or turkey stuffing.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword cranberry pecan wild rice stuffing
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 8 Servings
Calories 233kcal
Author Lalaine


  • 2 cups wild rice and long grain blend
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup pecans, toasted and chopped


  • In a 9 x 12 baking dish, combine wild rice, long grain rice, broth, orange juice, orange zest, cinnamon, salt, and pepper. 
  • Cover tightly with foil and bake in a 350 F oven for about 1 hour or until liquid is absorbed and rice is fluffy and tender. 
  • Gently stir in pecans and cranberries at the last 10 minutes of cooking and return baking pan to oven.
  • Remove from the oven and allow to stand for about 8 to 10 minutes before fluffing with a fork. Serve hot.


Calories: 233kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 5g | Sodium: 562mg | Potassium: 227mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 30IU | Vitamin C: 13.9mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1mg