Getting tired of plain old greens? Spice up your salad life with this tasty combination of wild rice, sweet potato, orange, cherries, and pecans. It's the best of fall in a bowl!

Wild Rice Salad With Sweet Potato, Cherries and Pecans [Vegan]

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Calories

340

Serves

4

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Ingredients

Dressing:
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon brown rice miso
  • Black pepper, to taste
Salad:
  • 1 medium-sized sweet potato, roasted, cooled, peeled and cubed
  • 1 cup wild rice and brown rice blend, cooked and cooled slightly
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1/2 cup dried tart cherries, chopped
  • Dash salt & ground black pepper
  • Dash of poultry seasoning
  • Zest of half an orange
  • 1/2 cup toasted pecans, roughly chopped
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Preparation

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the ingredients for the dressing.
  2. Add the salad ingredients and gently toss to combine. Let salad sit for a little while for flavors to meld - then serve at room temperature on a bed of fresh, crisp greens - sprinkled with additional toasted pecans, if desired.
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Nutritional Information

Calories: 340; Fat: 10g; Protein: 10g; Carbs: 55g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.