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Healthy Vegan Wild Rice Salad Recipe with Broccoli and Raisins - Running on Real Food

Edamame Broccoli Wild Rice Salad

  • Author: Deryn Macey
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 40 mins
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 4-6
  • Category: Salad, Entree
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Vegan, Gluten-Free, Oil-Free

This healthy, protein-packed wild rice and broccoli salad is a great dish to make ahead of time. It works beautifully as a side dish or can stand alone as a nutritious and satisfying entree.


Ingredients

For the Wild Rice Salad

  • 2 cups cooked wild rice
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup raisins or dried cranberries
  • 2 cups shelled edamame, cooked
  • 4 cups broccoli, cut into bite-sized florets and lightly steamed
  • sea salt and pepper, to taste
  • dash of hot sauce, if desired

For the Maple Tahini Dressing


Instructions

  1. Add all salad ingredients to a large mixing bowl and mix well.
  2. Whisk the tahini dressing ingredients together in a small dish then add to the salad and mix well.
  3. Serve right away or store in the fridge in a container for up to 4 days.

Notes

The nutritional information listed below is if you make 4 servings out of this. For 6 servings, each serving would provide 298 calories, 8.4 grams of fat, 14.6 grams of protein and 42 grams of carbohydrates.

To make this recipe stretch further, you can add an additional 1 cup of cooked wild rice. I’ve made it with 2 cups and 3 cups and both are good! If you’re adding 3 cups of rice, you’ll definitely get 6 servings out of this.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 426
  • Fat: 12
  • Carbohydrates: 63
  • Protein: 22

Keywords: healthy, cold, easy, vegetarian, high-protein

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