ALMOND & APPLE WILD RICE SALAD
Recipe & photo: tasteofhome.com
1 1/2 cuncooked wild rice
2 mediumapples, chopped
2 Tbspplus 1/2 cup orange juice
4 tspolive oil
4 tspred wine vinegar
1/4 tspwhite pepper
2celery ribs, chopped
1/2 cunblanched almonds, coarsely chopped
·optional toppings: halved green grapes, cubed cheddar cheese, and chopped red onion
How to Make ALMOND & APPLE WILD RICE SALAD
- Cook the wild rice according to package directions. Transfer to a large bowl; cool completely.
- While rice is cooking, toss apples with 2 Tbsp. orange juice in a small bowl. In another bowl, whisk the remaining orange juice, oil, vinegar, honey, salt and pepper.
Tip: the orange juice will prevent the apples from turning brown.
- Add the apples and celery to rice. Drizzle with the orange juice dressing; toss to combine. Refrigerate, covered, until chilled. Sprinkle with almonds and other toppings, if desired.