Spicy Lentil And Wild Rice Salad Recipe

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Spicy Lentil and Wild Rice Salad

Carolyn Haas

By
@Linky1

From The Greek Vegetarian
Living in Wisconsin, wild rice is easy to come by, baby lentils not so much! Making this with "regular" brown lentils!


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 can(s)
wild rice, rinsed and soaked for 30 minutes
1 c
baby lentils, rinsed and drained
1/4 c
+2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 medium
carrots, washed, peeled, diced
2 medium
celery stalks, minced
2 clove
garlic, minced
1 tsp
cumin seeds, crushed
2-3 Tbsp
sherry vinegar
salt and pepper to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Drain rice and place in pot with 4 cups salted water. Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer covered for about 30-40 minutes until rice is tender. Remove and drain.
2
Meanwhile, put lentils in a pot, cover with 2 inches water. Bring to boil, reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, until just tender for about 20 minutes. Skim foam from surface as lentils cook. Drain in colander and rinse.
3
While rice and lentils are cooking, heat 3 Tablespoons oil in a skillet and sauté carrots and celery until tender. Add garlic and cumin seeds and stir for 1 more minute. Remove from heat.
4
Place wild rice, lentils and veggies in serving bowl, toss to combine. Season with remaining olive oil, salt, pepper and sherry vinegar. Let stand 1 hour before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Greek
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Hashtags: #wild rice, #not-hot