• 4 Ratings

This crisp salad is filled with fall flavors like pear, apple, and orange. Salted pistachios add major crunch.

Recipe by Scott Peacock
Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Harvest Wild Rice Salad

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place rice, water, and salt in a large saucepan. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 45 to 50 minutes or until rice is tender. Drain well and cool. In a large bowl mix together the Dressing. Add wild rice. Cover and chill up to 24 hours.

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  • To serve, add oranges, celery, apple, pear, and pistachios to wild rice mixture; stir to coat. Add watercress and toss gently.

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The cherry cooking liquid can be replaced by 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice and 1 tablespoon honey.

Nutrition Facts (Harvest Wild Rice Salad)

120 calories; 5 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 3 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 190 mg sodium. 199 mg potassium; 16 g carbohydrates; 2 g fiber; 6 g sugar; 3 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 200 IU vitamin a; 17 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 1 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 24 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 27 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;

Dressing

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  • Place the vinegar, shallot, salt, and pepper in a nonreactive bowl and allow to sit for 10 minutes. Whisk in the cherry liquid, mustard, orange zest, and orange juice. Slowly whisk in oil. Season with salt as needed.

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The cherry cooking liquid can be replaced by 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice and 1 tablespoon honey.

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4 Ratings
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