Rating: 3.75 stars
4 Ratings
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  • 4 star values: 1
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  • 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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Recipe Summary

hands-on:
30 mins
total:
3 hrs
Servings:
22
Yield:
11 cups
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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; total fat 5g; saturated fat 1g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 3g; cholesterol 0mg; sodium 190mg; potassium 199mg; carbohydrates 16g; fiber 2g; sugar 6g; protein 3g; trans fatty acid 0g; vitamin a 200IU; vitamin c 17mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 1mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 24mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 27mg; iron 1mg.

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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Reviews

4 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1