Crunchy Wild Rice Salad with Blackberry Dressing

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
1 h 10 min 0 min 6
Crunchy Wild Rice Salad with Blackberry Dressing
Health Rating

Ingredients


1/2 cup Wild rice, dry
2 cup Water
1/2 cup diced Celery
1/2 cup Cucumber (diced)
1/4 cup Green onion, scallion, ramp (chopped)
1/2 cup Blackberries (divided)
3 tbsp Red wine vinegar
1 1/2 tbsp Canola oil (or olive oil - avocado oil)
2 tsp Granulated sugar
1/4 tsp Black pepper
1/4 cup Pecans (toasted)

Instructions


1. In a large saucepan, combine rice and water. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat and simmer for 60 minutes. Remove from heat with lid still on and allow to stand for 30 – 60 minutes until desired texture is achieved. Drain and cool.

2. In a large bowl, combine rice, celery, cucumber and green onion.

3. Prepare dressing: Whisk well or use blender to combine ¼ cup of the blackberries, red wine vinegar, canola oil, sugar and pepper.

4. When ready to serve in a large bowl or individual plates, place rice mixture on bottom, sprinkle with remaining ¼ cup blackberries, pecans and drizzle attractively with dressing.

Notes:

Blackberries

are an excellent source of antioxidants which are so important for healthy immunity!


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 132
Calories from fat 63
Calories from saturated fat 5.2
Total Fat 7.1 g
Saturated Fat 0.6 g
Trans Fat 0.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 4.1 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 11.0 mg
Potassium 152 mg
Total Carbohydrate 14.2 g
Dietary Fiber 2.3 g
Sugars 3.0 g
Protein 2.8 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Fruit 0.2
Grain 0.4
Meat Alternative 0.2
Vegetables 0.5

Energy sources


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