Wild Rice and Pepper Salad Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Wild Rice and Pepper Salad Recipe
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Wild Rice and Pepper Salad

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"A crunchy, cool, refreshing salad with a hint of lemon that goes great with grilled chicken on warm summer nights!"

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • READY IN

    1 hr 20 mins

Directions

  1. Combine cooked rice, red bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, green onion, lemon juice, lemon zest, salt, and pepper in a bowl.
  2. Stir the mayonnaise into the rice mixture.
  3. Cover and refrigerate until cold, about 1 hour.
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Apr 24, 2012

Hi, I'm Jillian the submitter of this recipe. I use Uncle Ben's Long Grain and Wild Rice for this recipe as a personal preference. To cut down on time they have a microwave bag that's done in 90 seconds if you prefer. I also use Hellman's light mayo and FRESH lemon juice. This is easy to throw together and chock full of vibrant colors and flavors - not to mention it's light. I hope you enjoy it!

 
Apr 23, 2012

Oh, YUM, Jillian! How long has this recipe been around? I was just poking around and found it. Would you believe that I served this warm tonight with leftover turkey (the kosher one from Trader Joe's) from last night? And tomorrow I'll have it for lunch cold from the fridge. I didn't add salt, I didn't have yellow pepper, and I used full-fat mayo (I know...). Otherwise I followed your directions. This is so easy and such a great side dish! I LOVE the versatility of recipes like this one! Thank you very much!

 

14 Ratings

Sep 22, 2012

Made exactly as written and it was delicious! I brought it to a barbecue and everyone asked for the recipe. Have also made it with quinoa, which is also excellent. Thanks, Jillian!

 
Apr 12, 2013

I used 100% wild rice which makes it taste nutty and crunchy (but doesn't look at all like the picture!). Very good!

 
Oct 30, 2012

Awesome, easy and has a great light flavor with the lemon zest which I added a little more than called for. Simple and well worth the effort. Oh, we didn't have the long grain wild rice so we used white minute rice and wild rice in a nice combination.

 
Jan 14, 2014

I made this with an ancient grain rice and lentil mix and it was wonderful. Basic recipe that taste wonderful and could be easily added upon with extra veggies. Yummy yummy

 
Aug 26, 2013

This was really delicious, and it was also simple and quick to prepare. I used the 5 minute Uncle Ben's Long Grain and Wild Rice. I also shredded a deli chicken and added it to the salad to make it a main dish. We'll make this again - thanks for posting!

 
Jun 16, 2015

This recipe has a wonderful. refreshing flavor and comes together so quickly! I used Kashi 7 whole grain pilaf, because it was the only rice blend I had on hand and was dying to try this recipe. I tasted it once it was all mixed, to see if the seasoning was right before chilling it... and I couldn't stop eating it. This recipe is great as is.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 147 kcal
  • 7%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 22.3 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Fat
  • 5.4 g
  • 8%
  • Fiber
  • 2.3 g
  • 9%
  • Protein
  • 3.9 g
  • 8%
  • Sodium
  • 251 mg
  • 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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