Brown Rice Citrus Salad

Trish Morris


Tired of potato and macaroni salads for picnics and outings. This rice salad is a great alternative. It is light and has fewer calories than mayo based cold salads.

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15 Min


1 Hr


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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
What a refreshing salad! The cranberry and orange add a nice zing. This is perfect for a pot luck or picnic. This recipe can easily be doubled or tripled for a large crowd. Yummy!


1 c
brown and wild rice (I ran out of wild rice so i just used brown)
1/2 c
dried cranberries
3/4 c
pecans - toasted and chopped
2 stalk(s)
green onion (fine slice)
2 Tbsp
apple cider vinegar
2 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
2 Tbsp
2 Tbsp
fresh orange juice
3/4 tsp
orange zest
fresh cracked pepper (to taste)
pinch of salt

Directions Step-By-Step

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: English
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy