Orange-Pistachio Wild Rice Salad

Total Time:
1 hr 5 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
55 min

Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy

NUTRITION INFO
Ingredients
  • 2/3 cup brown rice
  • 2/3 cup wild rice
  • 3 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 orange, peel and pith removed, segmented and sliced (about 2/3 cup)
  • 10 large basil leaves, sliced into ribbons (about 1/3 cup)
  • 1/4 cup minced red onion
  • 3 tablespoons chopped pistachios, lightly toasted
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated orange zest
  • For the dressing:
  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
Directions
Watch how to make this recipe. For the dressing:
  • Combine brown rice, wild rice and chicken broth in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to a simmer and cook until all water is evaporated and rice is fully cooked, about 45 to 55 minutes. Remove from heat and cool completely.

  • When rice is cool, add orange slices, basil, red onion, pistachios and orange zest; mix to incorporate.

For the dressing:
  • Combine the red wine vinegar, olive oil, orange juice, mustard, honey and salt in a metal bowl and whisk to incorporate.

  • Pour over rice mixture and toss to incorporate.


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