Sunday, April 22, 2012

for my healthy friends... you know who you are...

wild rice and lentil salad

recipe type: Entree Author: Lina Dickinson
Dalai Lina Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 50 mins Total time: 1 hour Ingredients

◦1/2 cup dry wild rice
◦1/2 cup edamame
◦1/2 cup lentils
◦1/2 cup loosely packed chopped cilantro
◦1/4 cup broken walnuts (or any nuts, really!)


◦1 tablespoon rice vinegar
◦2 tablespoons fresh lime juice (about 1/2 lime)
◦1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
◦1 tablespoon soy sauce
◦1 tablespoon sesame oil
◦2 tablespoons of another type of oil (i used walnut)
◦1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
◦1/2 teaspoon salt


1.cook the wild rice in 1 1/4 cup of water for time on package (about 50 minutes). drain and cool.

2.boil the lentil for about 20 minutes (you don’t want them too soft and mushy). drain and cool.

3.cook/thaw edamame.

4.whisk dressing ingredients.

5.put rice, lentils, edamame, nuts and cilantro in bowl and toss with dressing. add additional salt or pepper to taste! eat chilled!

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