I’m obsessed with this Summer Wild Rice Salad. It is simple to throw together, full of great flavor and crunch from the fresh veggies. Its hearty and healthy… a perfect dish for these hot summer days.
I think like most people in the hot summer months, we are looking for eating lighter and easy meals. The local produce is in abundance and so amazing that its easy to throw this Summer Wild Rice Salad together and have great flavor with little effort! Really, nothing beats bright fresh salads that can be used as a side dish or easily turned into a meal with some grilled shrimp or chicken.
- 1½ cups cooked wild rice
- 1 small cucumber, diced
- ½ small red onion, small dice
- 3-4 leaves swiss chard, rough chop
- ½ - ¾ can chick peas, rinsed and drained
- champagne vinaigrette
- salt and pepper