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    Nutty Wild Rice Salad

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hrs 25 mins

    25 mins

    1 hrs

    Susan Dillard's Note:

    This recipe is from the Creme de Colorado Cookbook. It is a very easy salad to fix with an unusual flavor. I always have requests for the recipe when I take it to a potluck. The dressing and rice can be prepared ahead of time and combined with the final "fresh" ingredients added just before serving. It can be served in a bowl, or in individual "lettuce cups".

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    • 1/2 cup wild rice
    • 2 cups beef bouillon
    • 1 cup frozen peas, thawed
    • 2 stalks celery, thinly sliced diagonally
    • 4 green onions, sliced
    • 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted

    DRESSING

    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a medium saucepan, cover rice with cold water to a depth of one inch above rice. Bring to a boil. Drain water from rice and add bouillon. Simmer covered, until liquid is absorbed, about 1 hour. You may have to uncover and raise heat a little to boil off excess liquid.
    2. 2
      Combine all dressing ingredients and mix well.
    3. 3
      While rice is warm, pour on dressing and mix well; let cool.
    4. 4
      In medium bowl, combine rice with peas, celery and green onions. Mix well and refrigerate. When ready to serve, mix in some of the almonds and put remainder on top.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 11, 2011

      55

      Very pretty salad. I'm thinking of adding a few dried cranberries for a pop of color. I really enjoyed. I'm always trying to find a good lunch item. Everyone wanted to know what I was eating!!!! I love the sesame oil. It really flavors the rice. Only problem I had was finding the rice!!!! 8-) Will make this again. Husband even commented on how flavorful it was.

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    • on March 27, 2005

      55

      I've made this many times. It is fabulous! A lovely side for just about any meal, I really like it with grilled chicken. Peas give the dish great color but can be left out if you choose. Thanks, Susan, for posting!

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    Nutritional Facts for Nutty Wild Rice Salad

    Serving Size: 1 (125 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 296.8
     
    Calories from Fat 178
    60%
    Total Fat 19.7 g
    30%
    Saturated Fat 2.4 g
    12%
    Cholesterol 0.1 mg
    0%
    Sodium 613.7 mg
    25%
    Total Carbohydrate 24.4 g
    8%
    Dietary Fiber 4.3 g
    17%
    Sugars 4.5 g
    18%
    Protein 7.3 g
    14%

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