Basmati and Wild Rice Salad

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Ready In:
2hrs
Ingredients:
14
Serves:
6
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ingredients

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directions

  • To cook the rice, bring 1 1/2 cups of the water and 2 teaspoons of the salt to a boil in a medium saucepan.
  • Add the wild rice, reduce heat to low, cover and simmer until the rice is tender, about 1 hour.
  • Combine the basmati rice and the remaining 2 1/2 cups water in a medium saucepan.
  • Let sit for 1 hour.
  • Then bring to a boil, add the remaining 2 teaspoons salt and the ginger, reduce heat to low, cover and simmer until the rice has absorbed all of the water and is tender, about 15 minutes.
  • Discard the ginger.
  • To make the vinaigrette, combine the nutmeg and cumin in a small bowl and whisk in the lemon juice.
  • Add the oil and season with salt and pepper.
  • To finish the salad, combine the wild rice and basmati rice while still warm in a large bowl.
  • Toss the vinaigrette with the rice, then stir in the green onions, currants and any remaining Marsala, and nuts.
  • Adjust the seasoning.
  • Serve at room temperature.

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