Wild Rice Salad with Smoked Turkey
The most time-consuming aspect of this recipe is cooking the wild rice. If you are short on time, you can cook the rice a day or two ahead of time.
- 6 cups water
- 1 cup wild rice, uncooked
- 1/2 lb smoked turkey breast, diced
- 1 cup celery, diced
- 1/2 cup dried cranberries
- 8 lettuce leaves
- 2 Tbs hazelnuts, toasted and chopped
- Dressing:1/4 cup orange juice, frozen concentrate, thawed
- 2 Tbs fresh lemon juice
- 1 Tbs olive oil
- 1 Tbs water
- 2 tsp Dijon mustard
- 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
- Bring water to a boil in a medium sauce pan and stir in wild rice. Reduce heat and simmer, partially covered, stirring occasionally. Cook for 1 hour or until tender. Drain and cool.
- Place rice, turkey, celery, and cranberries in a bowl and mix together.
- Prepare dressing: combine orange juice concentrate, lemon juice, water, mustard, and Worcester sauce in a bowl; stir well. Pour over rice mixture; toss well. Cover and chill.
- Serve on a lettuce leaf. Sprinkle with toasted hazelnuts.
Calories from Fat 71 (15%)
(13%)Total Fat 8g
(5%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Total Carbohydrate 84g
(78%)Dietary Fiber 20g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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