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Recipes

Wild rice, pea and broccoli salad

This delicious salad is loaded with ingredients to fire up your system and satisfy your appetite.

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 55 minutes

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 cup wild rice
  • 400g broccoli, cut into small florets
  • ½ cup peas 
  • ½ cup slivered almonds, dry roasted
  • ¼ cup fresh mint, shredded
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbs fresh lemon juice

Method

  1. Cook the rice in a large saucepan of boiling water according to the instructions, about 50 minutes. Rinse well and set aside.
  2. Place the broccoli in a steamer for 3 to 4 minutes. Add the peas during the last 2 minutes of cooking.
  3. Combine the broccoli and peas with the rice, almonds and fresh mint. 
  4. In a separate bowl mix together the olive oil, lemon juice and season with salt and cracked black pepper.
  5. Pour the dressing over the salad and serve.

Recipe courtesy of Prevention magazine.

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