orzo and wild rice salad

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By Jennifer Petrouske
from Nashville, TN

My version of a local restaurant, J.Alexander's. This is my favorite side salad.

serves 5
prep time 35 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Rice Cooker

Ingredients For orzo and wild rice salad

  • 2 c
    orzo pasta, cooked
  • 1/4 c
    toasted almonds
  • 1 c
    wild rice, cooked
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/2 c
    red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    yellow bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/4 c
    italian parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    cran raisin
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 1/4 c
    wheatberry, cooked
  • 1/2 c
    fresh corn, cut off cob
  • 1 c
    poppyseed dressing

How To Make orzo and wild rice salad

  • 1
    mix all together, and add poppyseed dressing to the correct consistency.
  • 2
    For your own Champagne Vinegar Dressing instead of Poppyseed: 1 cup Champagne vinaigrette (See recipe) Champagne Vinaigrette: 1/4 cup champagne vinegar 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice 1/4 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper 2 tablespoons olive oil

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