California Wild Rice and Pumpkin Gratin
Preheat oven to 325 degrees Oil a 7 x 9-inch baking dish Place pumpkin cubes in a large bowl. Scatter the wild rice, cheese, flour and garlic over the top. Sprinkle with thyme, salt, pepper and nutmeg. Toss all of the ingredients together, making sure the pumpkin cubes are well coated. Top with breadcrumbs and drizzle with olive oil. Bake until pumpkin is tender when pierced with tip of a knife and top is golden brown, about 30 minutes. If the top has not browned sufficiently, raise oven temperature to 425 degrees and bake another few minutes. Remove from oven and serve hot.
Nutrition facts per serving: Calories 204 (Calories from Fat 103); Total Fat 12g; Saturated Fat 4g; Cholesterol 15mg; Sodium 72mg; Carbohydrate 20g; Dietary Fiber 3g; Sugars 1g; Protein 7g
Compliments of California Wild Rice Advisory Board
Thanksgiving is a time for enjoying the bountiful gifts of the Earth.
For hundreds of years, Wild Rice has been a traditional ingredient of American feasts.
Try one of these recipes and make Wild Rice part of your family’s Thanksgiving tradition.
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