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Cold Wild Rice Salad


Grapes and mandarin oranges give this make-ahead medley a hint of sweetness. It's the perfect partner for beef, pork, chicken, or fish.



  1. Prepare rice mix according to package directions, except do not add oil or butter. Cool.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together rice mixture, water chestnuts, celery, green onions, and grapes.
  3. In a screw-top jar, combine olive oil, lemon juice, and pepper. Cover; shake well.
  4. Pour lemon juice mixture over rice mixture; toss to coat.
  5. Cover and chill in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours or up to 24 hours.
  6. To serve, gently stir in mandarin oranges and pecans.

Makes 8 to 10 side-dish servings.

Per serving: 219 cal., 12 g total fat (1 g sat. fat), 0 mg chol., 302 mg sodium, 28 g carbo., 3 g fiber, and 3 g pro. Dietary exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1/2 fruit, 2 fat

Posted by Darlene at Recipe Goldmine 2/17/2002 4:11 pm.


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