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Wild Rice Salad

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Ingredients
  Water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Wild rice 1 Cup (16 tbs), rinsed
  Pine nuts 2 Tablespoon
  Green pepper 1 , julienned
  Yellow pepper 1 , julienned
  Scallions 2 , minced
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Dried basil 1 Teaspoon
  Dried thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Red wine vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Dry mustard 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Boston lettuce head 1
  Crumbled feta cheese 2 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1. Boil water in a saucepan and add the rice and boil uncovered for about 35 minutes, or until the rice is tender and chewable.
2. Drain well and set aside.
3. Heat a nonstick frying pan over medium heat and add the pine nuts and shake for about 2 or 3 minutes to toast the nuts well
4. In a large bowl combine together the toasted nuts, rice, green peppers, yellow peppers, scallions, garlic, basil, and thyme.
5. In a separate bowl, whisk together the vinegar, lemon juice, oil, and mustard.
6. Pour over the rice mixture and toss well to mix well.

SERVING
7. On a bed of lettuce, arrange the salad.
8. Sprinkle with the cheese and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Salad
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Rice
Interest: 
Healthy
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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