As tasty as it is colorful, filled with all kinds of nutritious ingredients, this Bell Pepper Wild Rice Salad makes for a perfect side dish or light vegetarian meal!
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Bell Pepper Wild Rice Salad

As tasty as it is colorful, filled with all kinds of nutritious ingredients, this Bell Pepper Wild Rice Salad makes for a perfect side dish or light vegetarian meal!
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Rice cooling time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4
Calories 385kcal
Author Sonia! The Healthy Foodie

Ingredients

Vinaigrette

Instructions

  • Cook the rice according to the instructions on the package and let it cool down to room temperature, about one hour.
  • Then, prep all your veggies and place them in a large mixing bowl, along with the cooled rice.
  • In a separate container, combine all the ingredients for the vinaigrette and whisk until well combined; pour over the reserved salad and stir well.
  • Serve immediately or leave in the fridge for a few hours to allow flavors to develop.
  • Stir in toasted almonds at the moment of serving.
  • This salad will keep well in the refrigerator for up to a few days

Notes

*To toast the almonds, place them in a dry skillet set over medium-low heat and cook them, stirring often, until slightly golden and fragrant.

Nutrition

Calories: 385kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 1063mg | Potassium: 461mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 4620IU | Vitamin C: 163.4mg | Calcium: 238mg | Iron: 2.4mg