Hello again everyone. Trudy from
Alabama was looking for rice recipes. I have one that I posted here a while back
that is a bit different but really good. I hope everyone who may try this likes
it as much as I do.
White and Wild Rice Salad Recipe
1/2 cup wild rice
1-1/2 tsp salt, divided
3/4 cup long grain white rice
1/3 cup dried cranberries
2 tbsp olive oil
2 tbsp red wine vinegar
tsp freshly grated orange peel*
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
seedless red grapes halved (can vary color)
2 stalks celery, thinly sliced
(about a cup)
2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
1/2 cup toasted pecans
1. Cook wild rice as label directs using ½
tsp salt. Cook white rice as directed, using ¼ tsp salt. Cool both rices.
2.In a small bowl combine cranberries w/just enough boiling water to cover.
Let stand 5 minutes. Drain well.
3. Dressing: Whisk or use a food
processor. Combine oil, vinegar, orange peel, ¾ tsp salt, and pepper till
blended. Add rices and other ingredients. Toss to coat. Toss and cool.
*Use more orange peel if desired, up to 1½ tsp
**Add orange juice for
extra moisture if needed.
Jerry from Upstate NY