Florentine Wild Rice Stuffing in Roasted Chicken
- Serves: 6
- Prep time: 15 min
- Cook time: 2 hrs 10 min
- Total time: 2 hrs 25 min
Make a scrumptious stuffing-with-a-twist for your family with our great Florentine Wild Rice Stuffing in Roasted Chicken recipe. Using premium quality Farmhouse® Long Grain & Wild Rice Herb & Butter, and the other ingredients listed below, you can make a tasty treat that the whole family will love.
Our recipes use Farmhouse® products which are made to the highest standards, and other good, honest ingredients, so you know that you will be feeding your family something truly delicious! And, our Florentine Wild Rice Stuffing in Roasted Chicken recipe is easy to make, so you can take the stress and hassle out of mealtime.
One 4 oz. package Farmhouse® Long Grain & Wild Rice Herb & Butter
1 cup chopped onion
2 cloves garlic, minced
1-1/2 teaspoons dry basil
2 Tablespoons butter or margarine
1-1/3 cups water
One 10 oz. package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
1 cup ricotta or cottage cheese
1 egg, beaten
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup chopped red bell pepper
2 Tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
Salt and pepper to taste
One 3 to 3-1/2 lb. whole chicken, cleaned
- Preheat oven to 350° F. In medium saucepan, sauté onion, garlic and basil in butter or margarine 5-7 minutes. Add water; bring to boil. Add rice and contents of seasoning packet.
- Reduce heat. Cover and simmer 20-25 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Cool slightly.
- Combine rice mixture with spinach, ricotta or cottage cheese, egg, Parmesan cheese, red bell pepper, parsley, salt and pepper.
- Place stuffing into cleaned chicken. Secure ends with toothpicks or skewers. Place on rack in preheated oven. Roast for 1-1/2 hours or until juice runs clear when chicken is pricked with a fork.
Note: Double recipe to stuff a 12 lb. turkey. (See turkey package directions for temperature and roasting times.)
- Total Calories
- Calories from Fat
- Total Fat
- Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- Dietary Fiber
- Vitamin A
- 157% Daily
- Vitamin C
- 29% Daily
- 33% Daily
- 31% Daily