Bored with the same old meal options? Looking for a great wild rice recipe? Shake up dinnertime with a zesty citrusy lime rice salad!
Marni Wasserman—author of Fermenting for Dummies and Plant-Based Diet for Dummies, culinary nutritionist, health strategist, Sunwarrior ambassador, and founder of Marni Wasserman’s Food Studio & Lifestyle Shop—brings her culinary genius to Sunwarrior’s kitchen. Watch as she wows us all with a citrus wild rice dish that would make anyone happy. Use it for light lunch or dinner. It has a nice, savory, citrus flavor that feels light while still satisfying enough for when you want something denser.
Zesty Citrus Wild Rice Recipe
- 1 cup wild rice, prepared
- ¼ cup orange juice
- ¼ cup olive oil
- 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon orange zest
- ¼ teaspoon sea salt
- 1 cup broccoli florets, steamed
- ¼ cup pecans, chopped
- ¼ cup raisins
- ¼ teaspoon ground fennel
Cook your wild rice to get started. While that’s cooking, make your vinaigrette for your salad. You can make this in a blender bottle easily. Just add in the freshly squeezed orange juice, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, lemon juice, orange zest, and sea salt. Shake that up. Set it aside.
In a large serving bowl, mix up the salad with your wild rice, broccoli florets, chopped pecans, raisins, and a little ground fennel for some unique flavor. Drizzle on the dressing and enjoy. You’ll love this recipe!
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