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Honey Mint Wild Rice Salad

Looking for something a little different? You won’t be disappointed with this dish!

Are you looking for a fun and unique side to bring to your next get-together? I’ve got you covered with this Honey Mint Wild Rice Salad. It sounds pretty fancy, right? Luckily, it comes together in a snap!

This dish features apples, wild rice, fresh mint, and a mouthwatering honey & red wine vinegarette. Let’s see how easy it is to throw together in the video below!

This has to be one of the easiest recipes I’ve come across in a while. Once the prep work is done, just toss it all together! I love how colorful this salad is, and of course, how unique it is! This dish is sure to be the hit of the party, or at the very least, a hit around your dinner table.

Start by combining apple chunks with lemon juice in a large bowl and mixing well. Next, stir in rice, almonds, and mint. Mix until combined and set aside.

In a separate bowl, mix orange juice, olive oil, vinegar, honey, salt, and pepper. Whisk well. Add orange sauce and toss to evenly coat. After that, it’s just a matter of refrigerating for a few hours until everything is set! You can top with fresh mint and almond slices if you want to go the extra mile.

Makes 6 servings

10m prep time

2h inactive

5
Rated 5 out of 5
Rated by 3 reviewers
Ingredients
  • 2 cups cooked wild rice
  • 2 apples, chopped into chunks
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup almonds, sliced (extra for topping)
  • 2 tablespoons mint, fresh, chopped (extra for topping)
Preparation
  1. Combine apple chunks with lemon juice in a large bowl and mix well. Stir in rice, almonds, and mint stir until combined. Set aside.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix orange juice, olive oil, vinegar, honey, salt, and pepper, and whisk well. Add orange sauce and toss to evenly coat.
  3. Refrigerate for 4 hours or until serving. Optional: sprinkle mint and almond slices on top.

Recipe adapted from A Magical Mess.