Roasted Butternut Squash and Wild Rice Stuffing

Roasted Butternut Squash & Wild Rice Stuffing

If traditional bread stuffing isn’t your thing, this Roasted Butternut Squash & Wild Rice Stuffing full of veggies and herbs makes a lovely alternative.

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Roasted Butternut Squash and Wild Rice Stuffing
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Roasted Butternut Squash & Wild Rice Stuffing

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Servings: 8
Calories: 282kcal


  • cups gluten-free wild rice blend
  • 1 medium butternut squash , peeled, seeded, and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • Kosher or fine sea salt , to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper , to taste
  • 1 medium yellow onion , diced
  • 2 medium celery stalks , diced
  • 8 ounces sliced mushrooms
  • 2 cloves garlic , minced or finely grated
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • ½ cup walnuts, chopped and toasted
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley


  • Cook the wild rice blend according to the package directions.
  • Preheat the oven to 400ºF. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Add the butternut squash to the baking sheet and toss with 1 tablespoon of olive oil and salt and pepper, to taste. Roast for about 30 minutes or until tender.
  • In a large skillet, heat the remaining 2 tablespoons of olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion, celery, and mushrooms. Sauté for about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and herbs. Sauté for another 2-3 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • In a large bowl, combine the cooked rice, roasted squash, sautéed vegetables, cranberries, walnuts, and parsley. Toss to combine. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Serve immediately or transfer to a casserole dish, cover, and refrigerate for up to 3 days. To reheat, bake, covered, in a 350ºF oven for about 20 minutes.


Nutrition Facts
Roasted Butternut Squash & Wild Rice Stuffing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 282 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Sodium 10mg0%
Potassium 618mg18%
Carbohydrates 44g15%
Fiber 5g20%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 10182IU204%
Vitamin C 26mg32%
Calcium 71mg7%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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