Rice Dressing  With Bacon

A change from traditional stuffing, this rice dressing is packed full of bacon, mushrooms, and fluffy rice. It's a great make ahead Thanksgiving side dish that is so easy and so delicious!

– 2 cups White Rice Long Grain – 4 cups Chicken Broth Low Sodium – ½ lb Bacon 6 or 7 slices – 1 cup Onions Chopped – 1 cup Celery Chopped – 2 cups Cremini Mushrooms Sliced


Cook the rice in the chicken broth according to the package instructions.

While the rice cooks, cut the bacon into pieces and place the pieces into a saute pan. Cook 5-7 minutes until the bacon pieces are crispy and the fat is rendered

Add the sliced mushrooms, chopped onions, and chopped celery to the pan with the bacon fat. Cook for 5-7 minutes until the vegetables are soft.

When the rice is cooked, add the rice and bacon to the pan with the vegetables and mix everything until well combined. Serve immediately.