Wild Rice Salad Recipe

Wild Rice Salad Recipe

Wild rice is tossed with cranberries, toasted almonds, and scallions to make a simple but filling fall side.

  • Yield:serves 4-6 as a side
  • Active time: 10 minutes
  • Total time:1 hour


  • 1 cup wild rice, rinsed
  • 5 cups chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 bunch scallions, thinly sliced
  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper


  1. 1.

    Place rice in a large sauce pot. Add chicken broth and bring liquid to a boil. Continue to boil, uncovered, until rice is tender, about 45 minutes.

  2. 2.

    Drain rice and place in a bowl. Add almonds, cranberries, and scallions. Stir to combine. Add olive oil and toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper to taste.