The Best Wild Rice Salad with Grape

Perfectly Cooked Wild Rice and Grape Salad
The Best Wild Rice Salad with Grape
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Ingredients

Adjust Servings:
For The Wild Rice
1 cup Wild Rice rinsed well, soaked for 2 hours
3 cups Water or vegetable stock
½ tsp Salt
For The Salad
3 cups cooked Wild Rice see step 1 for how to cook wild rice
1 cup Green grapes cut in half
2 Oranges peeled and sliced
½ cup chopped Scallions both green and white parts
¼ cup dried Cranberries
1 cup Pecans
a handfull of arils Pomegranate for color (optional)
For The Dressing
1 tbsp Orange zest
½ cup Orange juice preferably freshly squeezed
1 tbsp extra virgin Olive oil
½ tsp Kosher Salt
¼ tsp Black pepper

Nutritional information

314
Calories
14.8g
Fat
43.5g
Carbohydrate
6.6g
Protein
0mg
Cholesterol
202.1mg
Sodium
Features:
  • Gluten Free Recipes
  • Vegan Recipes
Ingredients
  • For The Wild Rice

  • For The Salad

  • For The Dressing

Directions

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The Best Wild Rice Salad with Grape is a sweet and citrus, fruit and nut, delightfully fresh, first course to serve. With a selection of salad ingredients using green grapes, oranges, scallions, cranberries and pecan nuts combined with perfectly cooked wild rice (steps in recipe) and coated in an orange zest and olive oil dressing, this delicious salad sings to everyone!

To make The Best Wild Rice Salad with Grape, you will need the following ingredients:

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So, how to make The Best Wild Rice Salad with Grape?

Steps

1
Done
20

Cook wild rice

In a saucepan, bring soaked wild rice, water or stock and ½ teaspoon salt to a boil. Lower the heat and simmer for 20 minutes until most of the water is absorbed. For unsoaked rice, simmer for 40 minutes until cooked and additional water, as necessary.

2
Done
15

Cool

Transfer the cooked rice to a plate and cool before preparing salad.

3
Done
5

Combine salad ingredients

In a large salad bowl or on a serving plate, mix the cooled wild rice, grapes, orange slices, scallions, cranberries and pecans together, until combined.

4
Done
3

Prepare dressing

In a small mixing bowl, whisk the orange juice, orange zest, olive oil, salt and pepper together to combine well.

5
Done
32

Dress salad and refrigerate

Pour dressing over salad and toss to coat. Place salad in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to absorb all the flavors.

6
Done

Serve

Serve chilled and enjoy!

The perfect evening salad to serve is this The Best Wild Rice Salad with Grape. A dish so flavorful, it compliments any protein choice, to perfection. We love hearing from you so let us know when you try it and tag #cookmerecipes online and in your own salad idea posts!

Bethany is very passionate about maintaining a healthy lifestyle and clean diet. She’s trying to cut meat out of her diet as much as possible and focuses on cooking vegetarian food and fish. Bethany gets a kick from finding ways to add new twists to classic dishes. What’s more, thanks to her Asian roots, she’s great at combining different cuisines to come up with something extraordinary. Bethany’s recipes will inspire you to add new colors and flavors to your everyday meals.

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