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Wild Rice Salad With Walnut Orange Dressing

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Ingredients
  Wild rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Frozen brussels sprouts 10 Ounce, thawed (1 Package)
  Freshly squeezed orange juice 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Walnut oil 2 Tablespoon
  Orange extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Slivered red bell pepper 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped fresh mint 2 Tablespoon
  Romaine lettuce leaves 4 Large
Directions

1. Bring 3 1/2 cups of water to a boil in a medium-size saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the rice, reduce the heat to low and simmer, partially covered, 45 minutes.
2. Cut the sprouts in half and set aside to drain on paper towels.
3. Remove the pan of rice from the heat and stir in the orange juice, oil, orange extract, black pepper and salt. Stir in the Brussels sprouts, bell pepper and mint. Let the mixture cool slightly, then transfer to a large bowl, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight, stirring occasionally.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Rice
Interest: 
Healthy

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