Wild Rice and Orzo Salad

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup wild rice
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup orzo
  • 3 tablespoons chopped green onion
  • 1 ear fresh sweet corn, cooked, kernels removed from cob
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 orange or yellow bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup olive oil

Directions:

  1. In saucepan, bring wild rice and water to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat, cover and simmer about 30 minutes, until rice is tender.
  3. Cook orzo pasta according to package .
  4. Drain and add to cooked wild rice.
  5. Cover and refrigerate until chilled.
  6. Stir in onion, corn, peppers, basil, salt and pepper.
  7. Whisk together vinegar, lemon juice, honey, mustard, garlic and olive oil.
  8. Add to salad.
  9. Cover and chill at least 2 hours.

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