Orzo and Wild Rice Salad

Jennifer Petrouske


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


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35 Min
25 Min
Rice Cooker


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  • 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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About Orzo and Wild Rice Salad

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #side-salad

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