Hearty Mushroom Wild Rice with Spinach

December 21, 2021 By: Comments
Tagged: Cheese Cheese. Dinner Dinner. Wine Wine. Sides Sides. Onions Onions. Rice Rice. Vegetarian Vegetarian. Spinach Spinach. Mushrooms Mushrooms.
10 Minutes
1 Hour
Looking for ways to freshen up your sides? This dish is filled with well-balanced textures and flavors that will wow your taste buds. A tasty combination of wild rice, herbs and parmesan cheese, plus fresh mushrooms and spinach, come together to make a hearty, comforting dish. Pair with a rotisserie chicken to make a complete meal or enjoy it on its own as a veggie-packed meal.


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  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Saute the onion for 5-7 minutes until translucent. Add the garlic, thyme, salt and pepper and saute for 1 minute until fragrant.
  2. Add the spinach and saute frequently until wilted, about 3-4 minutes.
  3. Add the rice and mix to combine. Pour in the chicken broth, cover and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to a simmer and cook according to rice package directions.
  4. Meanwhile, melt the butter in a medium skillet over medium heat. Saute the mushrooms for 5-7 minutes until browned. Season with salt and pepper. Add the prosecco and cook until absorbed. Remove from the heat.
  5. Fold the mushrooms and cheese into the cooked rice. Garnish with the chopped thyme and serve immediately.

Recipe Tip: For the adults in the family, serve with a glass of Prosecco. This dish also pairs well with Cabernet Sauvignon if you prefer red wine.