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    Curried Lentil, Wild Rice and Orzo Salad

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hrs 20 mins

    45 mins

    35 mins

    Carrie Ann's Note:

    A wonderful salad with a multitude of flavours and textures. If you don't care for currants, raisins or dried apricots work equally well. I use half currants and half apricots in this recipe if I have them both on hand.

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    Ingredients:

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    Dressing

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cook the wild rice in a large, covered pot of boiling, salted water, for 10 minutes.
    2. 2
      Add the lentils and boil for 20 minutes.
    3. 3
      Add the orzo and boil for about 5 minutes, or until just tender.
    4. 4
      Drain well and transfer to a large bowl.
    5. 5
      Add the currants and onions and set aside.
    6. 6
      Dressing: Whisk all ingredients together in a small bowl.
    7. 7
      Pour over the rice mixture and toss gently.
    8. 8
      Let the salad cool completely, then cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours, or better, over night.
    9. 9
      Sprinkle on the almonds just before serving.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 13, 2010

      55

    • on July 08, 2007

      55

      This recipe made a refreshing and nourishing summer dinner - a great alternative to or addition to meat dishes. The blend of flavors and textures was very pleasing. The best thing was that it was so easy to make using spices, grains and beans on-hand. I added a little vegetable stock to the pot instead of water just to intensify flavors and provide a little more nourishment; otherwise, I followed the recipe just as printed.

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    • on September 01, 2003

      55

      I really enjoyed this salad recipe and it was very filling. Dead easy to make with the instructions given. Thank you for a great salad recipe!

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    Nutritional Facts for Curried Lentil, Wild Rice and Orzo Salad

    Serving Size: 1 (86 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 349.7
     
    Calories from Fat 136
    39%
    Total Fat 15.2 g
    23%
    Saturated Fat 1.8 g
    9%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 208.0 mg
    8%
    Total Carbohydrate 44.6 g
    14%
    Dietary Fiber 9.4 g
    37%
    Sugars 10.0 g
    40%
    Protein 10.9 g
    21%

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