Indulge in the refreshing flavors of summer with our Wild Rice, Cucumber, & Avocado Summer Salad. This vibrant and nutritious dish combines the earthy taste of wild rice with the crispness of cucumbers and the creaminess of avocados. Bursting with colors and textures, it's a perfect accompaniment to any summer gathering or a delightful meal on its own! Savor the season with this sensational salad that brings together the best of summer's harvest.
1 ½ C. cooked Coeur d’Alene Organic Wild Rice (flavored lightly with olive oil, salt and pepper)
2 cucumbers sliced lengthwise, seeded, and cut into small pieces
2 avocados cubed
3 green onions finely sliced
½ c. peas (fresh or frozen)
½ c. corn (fresh or frozen)
½ sweet red pepper diced
3 Tbs. Olive Oil
4 Tbs. Lemon Juice freshly squeezed
2 tsp. Dijon mustard
1 Tbs. maple syrup
Salt and pepper to taste
½ bunch of fresh basil
Add all dressing ingredients into a small jar and shake to mix.
Wash and chop all fresh and/or frozen salad ingredients and combine in a big bowl with cooked Coeur d’Alene Organic Wild Rice. Shake dressing and pour over salad then mix to combine. Garnish with fresh basil if desired.
For a tangy treat, substitute two nectarines for the avocados or have both. Enjoy!