Cranberry Pecan Brown Rice Stuffing

Our Gluten Free Brown Rice Stuffing is like Thanksgiving in a side dish. Made with chicken broth, toasted pecans, vegetables, and dried cranberries.

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Servings SERVES 8


  • 2 bags Success® Brown Rice
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • 1 tsp dried orange peel
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup celery, finely sliced
  • 2 Tbsps shallot, minced
  • 1 tsp poultry seasoning
  • ½ cup pecans, chopped and toasted
  • ¼ cup parsley, chopped
  • salt and ground black pepper, to taste


  • Nothing says stuffing quite like toasted pecans and cranberries. Try this recipe for Cranberry Pecan Brown Rice Stuffing made with an orange peel, celery, minced shallots, and parsley.

    Step 1

  • Prepare rice according to package directions. In a medium microwave-safe bowl, mix cranberries and orange peel with chicken stock and microwave on high for 2 minutes. Set aside.

    Step 2

  • Heat a large saucepan over HIGH heat and add butter. Stir in celery, shallot and poultry seasoning and sauté 3 minutes.

    Step 3

  • Stir in cranberry mixture, pecans, parsley, and rice and cook over medium heat for 3 more minutes or until all liquid is absorbed.

    Step 4

  • To toast pecans: Preheat oven to 350ºF. Place pecans on a small cookie sheet and bake for 5 minutes. Be careful not to burn pecans. Cool.

Gluten Free Stuffing, All Year Round

Who said stuffing was only a Thanksgiving affair? Not us, that’s for sure! Enjoy it year-round with this Cranberry Pecan Brown Rice Stuffing. Now, just be sure to make enough to share with the whole family.

Made for those who adore the taste of a truly wholesome meal, it’s made with a classic mix of butter-sautéed veggies, fresh herbs, and, most importantly, fluffy Success® Brown Rice to hold it all together. With chicken broth and your choice of poultry seasoning, this stuffing tastes as homemade as Mom’s Turkey Day gravy.

Additionally, it gets a bit of sweetness and citrus notes from a touch of orange peel and a good dose of dried cranberries, and classic flavors with fresh parsley and black pepper.

All mixed with toasted chopped pecans, you’ll enjoy a crunchy, herbaceous, and whole-grain alternative to your average stuffing. Aside from that, it’s also an ideal Gluten Free alternative to the everyday stuffing.

How to Toast Your Pecans

Start by preheating your oven to 350 ºF. Place the chopped pecans on a small cookie sheet and bake them for 5 minutes. Be careful not to burn pecans. Then set on a drying rack and let them cool.