Wild Rice & Pecan Salad

Chilled wild rice salad with pecans and a sweet garlic ginger dressing.

Eating Style: Dairy-free, Egg-free, Gluten-free, Refined Sugar-free, Vegan, Vegetarian

Prep Time:

Serves: 6

Ingredients

Salad

  • 3/4 cup dry wild rice
  • 3/4 cup dry brown rice
  • 1/4 cup flat leaf parsley, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup raw pecan halves, roughly chopped
  • 1/4 cup dried currants
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, diced

Dressing

Instructions

  1. Cook both types of rice in separate pots as per package instructions. Drain and set aside to cool.
  2. Meanwhile combine dressing ingredients in a blender and blend until emulsified.
  3. Combine cooled rice with remaining ingredients and pour dressing over top. Stir to coat, cover and place in the fridge to chill for a couple of hours.

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Nutrition Information Per Serving

  • Calories: 360
  • Calories from Fat: 168
  • Total Fat: 18.7
  • Saturated Fat: 2.3 g
  • Sodium: 278 mg
  • Carbs: 44.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.1 g
  • Net Carbs: 40 g
  • Sugars: 8.6 g
  • Protein: 6.9 g