Nani's Cranny

Wild Rice Spinach Salad

Spinach Wild Rice Salad
Spinach Wild Rice Salad
Here is a really tasty salad that is a bit different. You can make this a main dish salad by adding cooked chicken. Adjust dressing amount as needed. You will be a hit at the next pot luck with this yummy salad.

  • 1 cup uncooked wild rice
  • 3 1/2 cups water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup uncooked regular long grain rice
  • 1/2 cup vegetable or olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons white vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well drained
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 4 slices bacon, crisply cooked and crumbled

Rinse wild rice thoroughly. Heat wild rice, water and salt to boiling in a 3 quart saucepan, stirring once or twice; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 35 minutes. Stir in long grain rice. Cover and simmer about 15 minutes or until rices are tender and liquid is absorbed. Mix oil, vinegar, sugar, 1/2 tsp salt and pepper in large bowl. Stir in rice and remaining ingredients. Cover and refrigerate 3 hours or until chilled.


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