Wild Rice Casserole
Soak wild rice overnight in a large bowl of water. Boil the rice 45 minutes;
Brown bacon; crumble; dump grease.
Sauté onion, garlic, celery, bell pepper in 2 tablespoons of olive oil until tender. Add mushrooms and sauté until mushrooms are cooked.
Mix together cooked rice, crumbled bacon, vegetables and all remaining ingredients. Pour into a casserole dish which has been sprayed with non-stick spray.
Bake in 325 degree oven 45 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
(Optional... last ten minutes dot top of casserole with little pats of butter -- not margarine.)