Easy Holiday Wild Rice Salad
This easy wild rice side dish is perfect if you want to try something different. It comes together quickly thanks to Minute Rice® and is a fresh and light side dish to accompany a big meal.
Minute Multi-Grain Medley (Brown Rice Red Rice Wild Rice and Quinoa), cooked
cook according to package directions
dried cranberries, chopped
peanuts, pistachios, or walnuts, chopped
mandarin oranges, drained
you can also use the juice drained from can
extra virgin olive oil
Cook the rice and set aside to cool.
Place rice into medium sized bowl.
Add the cranberries, nuts, oranges and celery to the rice. Toss well.
Mix the orange juice, olive oil, salt and sugar in a small bowl using a small whisk. Mix until well combined.
Pour dressing over rice salad, toss lightly. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
Serve chilled or at room temperature.
You can make the dressing extra special by adding a tablespoon of a lemon flavored balsamic vinegar.