Summer Wild Rice

5
Servings
25m
Prep Time
20m
Cook Time
45m
Ready In


"Cool rice dish for summer....full of flavor!"

Original recipe yields 5 servings
OK
  • FOR THE RICE
  • FOR THE LEMON VINAIGRETTE

Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (156.3 g)
  • Calories 492.2
  • Total Fat - 42.1 g
  • Saturated Fat - 5.7 g
  • Cholesterol - 1.4 mg
  • Sodium - 490 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 27.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 5.5 g
  • Sugars - 5.1 g
  • Protein - 6.1 g
  • Calcium - 49.3 mg
  • Iron - 1.5 mg
  • Vitamin C - 26.7 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

For the Rice:

Step 2

Cook the rice according to package directions; drain. Combine rice and 1/2 cup lemon vinaigrette; let cool to room temperature.

Step 3

Combine the currants and orange juice; let stand 15 minutes. Drain well, discarding the orange juice.

Step 4

Combine the rice mixture, currants, cucumber, and the next 4 ingredients. Add remaining 1/4 cup lemon vinaigrette; toss gently to combine. Add avocado and, if desired, pecans and mint; toss well.

Step 5

For the Lemon Vinaigrette:

Step 6

Position the knife blade in a food processor bowl; add first 4 ingredients and process until blended. With the processor running, pour olive oil through the food chute in a slow, steady stream, processing until blended.

Tips & Variations


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