Sunday, July 8, 2007

Cousin Jane's "Wild Rice Salad" ..... This salad was served at a family reunion and all wanted the recipe. It is worth the effort and ingredients!

Cousin Jane's "Wild Rice Salad"
Dressing:
3 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1Tablespoon brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup olive oil
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Place ingredients in cruet and shake well to mix. Let flavors mellow.
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Salad:
1 cup wild rice
1/2 cups thinly sliced celery
1/2 cup diced red pepper
1/2 cup diced yellow pepper
1/2 cup toasted pecans
3/4 cup dried cranberries
salt and pepper
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Directions:
Cook the wild rice in 3 cups water until tender. Add salt when the water begins to boil. When the rice is tender, drain any excess water and cool. Add the vegetables, pecans, and dried cranberries. Toss with dressing and refrigerate to develop flavors. Serve.
Note! If you try only one recipe from this blog, make this recipe the one you try! You will try others!!!

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