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
Wild Rice Month
September is National Wild Rice Month and National Whole Grains Month. Visit our friends at Whole Grain Council to find health benefits, cooking tips and recipes, historical/cultural facts, and more.
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