Wild Rice and Feta Salad

Crunchy Wild Rice and Creamy Feta Salad
Crunchy Wild Rice and Creamy Feta Salad
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Ingredients

250g Basmati rice and wild rice
400g can Chickpeas drained
100g pack Cranberries dried
1 Red onion sliced
1 clove Garlic crushed
3 tbsp Olive oil
2 tbsp Lemon juice
200g Feta cheese reduced-fat
1 handful Parsley flat-leaf, roughly chopped

Nutritional information

519
calories
16g
fat
79g
carbohydrates
20g
protein
4g
fiber
19g
sugar
Ingredients

Wild Rice and Feta Salad

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This Wild Rice and Feta Salad is a fabulous side dish recipe that is crunchy, creamy and versatile enough to match any menu.

A salad that is anything but boring with a combination of basmati and wild rice, tossed with chickpeas, dried cranberries, red onions and crushed garlic seasoned with a drizzle of olive oil and lemon juice and crumbles of feta cheese sprinkled over the top. It’s sweet and salt, crunchy and creamy and everything one would want from a salad.

To make Wild Rice and Feta Salad, you will need the following ingredients:

Ingridiens for Wild Rice and Feta Salad

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Steps to make Wild Rice and Feta Salad

1

Cook rice

20

Rinse the rice and cook according to the package instructions, adding the chickpeas during the final 4 mins.

2

Drain

5

Drain rice and chickpeas from the water and allow to cool a little.

3

Add cranberries and onion

2

Add the cranberries and onion and mix through.

4

Prepare salad dressing

3

In a medium mixing bowl, whisk the garlic, olive oil, lemon juice together until well combined. Toss with the rice and chickpeas to coat.

5

Serve

Portion the rice and chickpeas piles over 4 serving plates, evenly, and crumble the feta cheese over then garnish with sprinkles of parsley. Enjoy warm or cold.

A wonderful side dish of Wild Rice and Feta Salad that will compliment any menu you choose. Pair it with meat, poultry or fish, it’s simple in flavor and will enhance the protein on your plate. Try it and let us know what you think. Tag #cookmerecipes in your own social media posts.

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Athina

Quickly, healthy and delicious salad!

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