Salad: Wild Rice and Cranberry Salad

posted by Terrytx 11-13-102 7:33 AM

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Wild Rice and Cranberry Salad
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Serving Size : 6 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Salads
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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3/4 cup chopped fresh cranberries
1/4 cup cranberry juice cocktail
1 tablespoon sugar
2 cloves garlic, minced
3 tablespoons cider vinegar
1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

2 cups cooked wild rice (about 1/2 cup uncooked)
1 cup cooked orzo (about 1/2 cup uncooked rice shaped pasta)
1/2 cup finely chopped yellow bell pepper
1/2 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

To prepare dressing, combine first 4 ingredients in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil; cook 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in vinegar, oil, salt and black pepper. Chill.

Top prepare salad, combine wild rice and remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Drizzle rice mixture with dressing; tossing to coat.

Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup). 134 cal, 3.8g fat, 3.4g pro, 22.9g carb, 1.5g fiber, 0mg chol, 1mg iron, 320mg sod, 17mg calc.

Source: Cooking Light-11/02

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