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Wild Rice and Asparagus Salad

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  Long grain and wild rice 8 Ounce (225 Gram, Easy Cook)
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Cayenne pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Whole blanched almonds 4 Ounce (100 Gram)
  Asparagus tips 8 Ounce (225 Gram)
  Baby sweetcorn 8 Ounce (225 Gram)
  Avocado 1 , stoned, peeled and roughly chopped
  Raisins 2 Ounce (50 Gram)
For dressing
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), finely chopped
  Chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped coriander 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 4 Tablespoon

1. Place the rice in a large pan with 600ml water, bring to the boil, reduce the heat, cover, then simmer for 15-20 mins until all the water has been absorbed and the rice is tender.
2. Heat the oil in a small frying pan, add spices and almonds. Cook for 5-7 mins until toasted, tossing regularly.
3. Bring a medium pan of water to the boil, then blanch the asparagus and sweetcorn for 3-4 mins until tender. Drain and refresh under cold water.
4. Place the rice in a large serving bowl, then mix in the avocado and raisins. Mix together all the ingredients for the dressing, pour half over the rice, mix, then season well.
5. Arrange the rice with the asparagus and sweetcorn on serving plates. Drizzle with the remaining dressing, then sprinkle with the spiced almonds.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1395 Calories from Fat 735

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 83 g127%

Saturated Fat 9.6 g48%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 49.7 mg2.1%

Total Carbohydrates 152 g50.7%

Dietary Fiber 23.2 g92.9%

Sugars 26 g

Protein 31 g61.2%

Vitamin A 90.9% Vitamin C 98.2%

Calcium 25.3% Iron 60.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Wild Rice And Asparagus Salad Recipe