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Wild Rice Orzo Cranberry Salad

Course Salad, Side Dish
Keyword Cranberry, Orzo, Rice, Salad,, Side Dish, Thanksgiving
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8
Author Amy

Ingredients

Salad

  • 2 cups cooked wild rice prepared according to package directions
  • 2 cups cooked orzo prepared according to package directions
  • 1 1/4 cups cooked wheat berries or farro prepared according to package directions
  • 3/4 cup currants
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/2 cup red pepper diced {medium size pepper}
  • 1/2 cup yellow pepper diced {medium size pepper}
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup Italian parsley leaves picked and chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves picked and chopped

Champagne Vinaigrette

  • 1/4 cup Champagne vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil

Instructions

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a large bowl and mix well.
  2. Whisk together vinaigrette ingredients and pour over salad. Toss to coat. Serve or store refrigerated in an air-tight container until needed.