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Wild Rice Salad with Spicy Lime Vinaigrette

Yield 2 cups (serving size: 1 cup)

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup uncooked wild rice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 orange, peeled and sectioned
  • 1 cup angel hair slaw mix
  • 4 pecan halves, chopped and toasted
  • 1/4 cup (1 ounce) shredded smoked mozzarella or smoked Cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried mint
  • Spicy Lime Vinaigrette

Nutrition Information

  • calories 361
  • caloriesfromfat 44 %
  • fat 18 g
  • satfat 3.4 g
  • monofat 11 g
  • polyfat 3 g
  • protein 11 g
  • carbohydrate 42 g
  • fiber 5 g
  • cholesterol 8 mg
  • iron 1.4 mg
  • sodium 830 mg
  • calcium 151 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cook rice with salt according to package directions, omitting fat. Cool.

  2. Combine rice, green onions, and next 5 ingredients. Add 4 tablespoons Spicy Lime Vinaigrette, tossing gently to coat.

  3. Note: Recipe may be prepared a day in advance.