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White and Wild Rice Salad Recipe

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
1/2 tsp freshly grated orange peel*
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
2 cups 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
orange juice**

1. Cook wild rice as label directs using tsp salt. Cook white rice as directed, using 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, 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 1 tsp

**Add orange juice for extra moisture if needed.
Jerry from Upstate NY

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