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J. Alexander’s Orzo and Wild Rice Salad

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked orzo
  • 1 cup cooked wild rice
  • 3 Tablespoons diced red onions
  • 3 Tablespoons currants
  • 2 Tablespoons corn niblets
  • I /4 cup chopped parsley
  • 3 Tablespoons diced yellow peppers
  • 3 Tablespoons diced red peppers
  • 3 Tablespoons diced green peppers
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh chopped basil
  • I/2 teaspoon salt
  • I/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup toasted almonds
  • 1/2 cup orzo dressing:
  • 3/4 cup canola oil
  • 3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup sweet white balsamic vinegar
  • 6 Tablespoons honey
  • 1 Tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh basil

Directions

Cook orzo and wild rice per box instructions; shock in cold water and refrigerate.

Place all ingredients in mixing bowl, and toss well.

Serve very cold.

1 heaping cup per serving. Makes 4 servings.

 

Dressing:

Place all ingredients in a mixing bowl except the oils.

Stir well until incorporated.

While vigorously stirring the mixture, add the oils.

Refrigerate.

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