BLUEBERRY WALNUT WILD RICE SALAD

Blueberry Walnut Wild Rice Salad

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Kimber Lewis

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
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

How to Make BLUEBERRY WALNUT WILD RICE SALAD

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 ¼ CUP OF THE BLUEBERRY WALNUT SALAD MIXTURE. SERVE AT ROOM TEMPERATURE. NOTES: MAY BE MADE 2 HOURS AHEAD

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