Wild Rice and Fruit Salad

Pam Schultz, Master Gardener
Wild Rice and Fruit Salad
Wild Rice and Fruit Salad

PREP TIME

10

minutes

TOTAL TIME

100

minutes

SERVINGS

6

servings

PREP TIME

10

minutes

TOTAL TIME

100

minutes

SERVINGS

6

servings

Ingredients

  • 1

    cup wild rice (6oz)

  • kosher salt

  • 3

    navel oranges ......(I used 1 extra)

  • 2

    Tabl. olive oil

  • 2

    Tabl. orange juice

  • 2

    Tabl. raspberry vinegar

  • 1/2

    cup seedless green grapes, cut in half (again I used a bit more)

  • 1/2

    cup toasted pecans

  • 1/4

    cup dried cranberries

  • 2

    Tabl. scallions, white and green parts, chopped

  • 1/2

    tsp. salt and fresh ground black pepper

Directions

Place the wild rice in a medium pot with 4 cups of water and 2 teasp. of salt and bring to a boil. Simmer uncovered for 50 to 60 minutes, until the rice is very tender. Drain well and place the rice back in the pot. Cover and allow to steam for 10 minutes. While the rice is still warm, place it in a mixing bowl. Peel the oranges, removing all the white pith and cut out the orange sections and add to the bowl of rice. Add the olive oil, orange juice, raspberry vinegar, grapes, pecans, cranberries, scallions, 1/2 teasp. salt and the pepper. Allow to sit 30 minutes for favors to blend. Serve at room temp.

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