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Wild Rice Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Wild Rice Salad recipe? Learn how to make Wild Rice Salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by bheithoff

Makes 6 servings



Recipe from Shape.com Calls for individual servings to be placed in mason jars (www.shape.com/healthy-eating/meal-ideas/7-must-try-mason-jar-meals?page=5)

Recipe Ingredients for Wild Rice Salad

1 c. wild rice
1/2 c. dried cranberries
1/3 c. chopped toasted pecans
1/3 c. chopped toasted unsalted cashews
1/4 c. finely chopped green onions
2 tbsp. finely chopped celery
2 tbsp. finely chopped red onion
2 tbsp. raspberry vinegar or red wine vinegar
1 tbsp. lemon juice
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tsp. Dijon mustard
1 tsp. sugar
1/3 c. olive oil
1/2 tsp. ground pepper

Recipe Directions for Wild Rice Salad

  1. Combine 4 c. water and 1 tsp. salt in a saucepan and bring to a boil.

  2. Add the rice.

  3. Reduce the heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the rice is tender, about 45 minutes.

  4. Drain well and cool.

  5. Drain the rice (if there is water left in the pot) and transfer the rice to a large bowl.

  6. While the rice is cooling, mix in the dried cranberries, pecans, cashews, green onion, celery, and red onion.

  7. Mix the vinegar, lemon juice, garlic, mustard, and sugar in a blender.

  8. While the blender is running, gradually pour in the olive oil.

  9. Pour the dressing over the rice mixture and toss.

  10. The salad can be made up to 3 days ahead of time and just chilled in fridge.

  11. Makes 6 servings as a side dish.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 80.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
299
Calories from Fat
182
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
20.2g
31%
Saturated Fat
2.8g
14%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
16mg
1%
Potassium
223mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
26.3g
9%
Dietary Fiber
3.1g
12%
Sugars
2.7g
Protein
5.9g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 2% Iron 8%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
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