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Ingredients:

Orzo and Wild Rice Salad
  • 2 cups - cooked orzo
  • 1 cups - cooked wild rice
  • 1/4 cups - diced red onions
  • 1/4 cups - currants
  • 1/8 cups - fresh corn niblets
  • 1/4 cups - toasted almonds
  • 1 tablespoons - chopped parsley
  • 3 tablespoons - diced red peppers
  • 3 tablespoons - diced yellow peppers
  • 1/2 cups - sliced green onions
  • 1/2 cups - dressing
  • - salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 teaspoons - granulated garlic
  • 1/8 cups - cut fresh basil
  • Dressing (makes 1 cup)
  • 4 1/2 tablespoons - balsamic white vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons - lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoons - minced garlic
  • 1/2 tablespoons - sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoons - dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tablespoons - fresh basil
  • - salt and pepper, to taste
  • 3/8 cups - canola oil, 1/4 cup plus 1/8 cup
  • 3/8 cups - extra virgin olive oil
  • Directions:

    For dressing:
    Dissolve vinegar, lemon juice, garlic and sugar with a hand whip (three minutes stirring). Fold in the mustard, basil, salt and pepper. Slowly add oils, while whisking vigorously. Refrigerate.

    For salad: Place all salad ingredients in a mixing bowl and mix well. Serve ice cold.

    Brief Description

    Orzo and wild rice with veggies and fresh balsamic dressing.

    Main Ingredient:

    orzo

    Category:  Salads

    Cuisine:  American

    Prep Time: 20 min
    Cook Time: 40 min

    Posted By:

    CHL

    Posted On:

    July 20, 2014

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