Cranberry and hazelnut wild rice salad

Brimming with late harvest-inspired ingredients, including dried cranberries, fresh herbs, and our nutty, chewy wild rice tossed in a Dijon vinaigrette, this salad or side dish is exceptional served with roast turkey, chicken, pork, or lamb. Or, top with crumbled goat cheese as a vegetarian main.

60 min



  1. Place rice in fine-mesh sieve and rinse well under cold water. Transfer to large saucepan; cover with 4-½ cups (1.125 L) of cold water. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to simmer and cover. Cook for about 45 minutes or until rice is tender and slightly split open. Drain, rinsing well under cold water. Let cool uncovered for 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in small bowl, whisk together cider vinegar and mustard. Season with salt and pepper then slowly drizzle in canola oil. Whisk until slightly thickened; set aside.
  1. In bowl, combine cooked wild rice, tomatoes, onion, cranberries, hazelnuts, parsley and mint. Pour dressing over top and toss to combine. Transfer to serving bowl.


Calories 260
Protein 6 g
Carbohydrates 38 g
Fat 9.7 g
Fibre 4 g
Sodium 270 mg