Blueberry Walnut Wild Rice Salad Recipe

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BLUEBERRY WALNUT WILD RICE SALAD

Kimber Lewis

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@kimilew2

Great Minnesota salad with fresh blueberries and wild rice! Delish!


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Serves:

4 PLATES

Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

5 Min

Ingredients

3/4 c
coarsely chopped walnuts
2 c
of blueberries
1/4 tsp
sugar
1/8 tsp
salt
1/8 tsp
white or black pepper
1 tsp
fresh tarragon
1 1/2 c
wild rice cooked and cooled
6 oz
turkey or chicken cut into strips or chunks

DRESSING FOR SALAD

1/2 c
juice of one orange
2 Tbsp
champagne or white wine vinegar
1 Tbsp
chopped flat leaf parsley
2 tsp
fresh thyme leaves
1 Tbsp
walnut oil (optional)

TO SERVE

1 bunch
butter lettuce
1 large
orange, peeled cut into segments

Directions Step-By-Step

1
PREHEAT OVEN TO 350 DEGREES. PLACE WALNUTS ON A SHEET PAN AND BAKE FOR 5-7 MINUTES, UNTIL LIGHTLY TOASTED. SET ASIDE TO COOL. WASH AND DRAIN BLUEBERRIES, REMOVING ANY STEMS. TURN BERRIES INTO A LARGE BOWL. ADD SUGAR, SALT, PEPPER AND TARRAGON. TOSS TO COAT. LET STAND 15 MINUTES. ADD WILD RICE, MEAT AND WALNUTS. IN A SMALL BOWL COMBINE THE ORANGE JUICE, VINEGAR, PARSLEY, THYME (AND OIL IF USING). POUR OVER BLUEBERRY MIXTURE AND MIX WELL. DIVIDE BUTTER LETTUCE AND ORANGE SEGMENTS AMONG 4 PLATES. TOP EACH WITH ΒΌ CUP OF THE BLUEBERRY WALNUT SALAD MIXTURE. SERVE AT ROOM TEMPERATURE. NOTES: MAY BE MADE 2 HOURS AHEAD

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