Wild Rice Salad in Lettuce Cups

  • 40 mins
  • 9 ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 cup wild rice
  • 1 and 1/4 cups chicken stock
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 3 tbs butter
  • 1 bunch scallions, sliced
  • 1/2 lb mushrooms, sliced
  • 3 strips bacon, cooked crispy and crumbled
  • 1/2 cup pimento stuffed green olives
  • 8 to 12 butter lettuce cups for serving
This is a super delicious healthy salad.


Dressing:

  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 3 tbs tarragon vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp marjoram
  • kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste
Directions:
  • Soak the rice in cold water overnight
  • Simmer rice and garlic clove in chicken stock until all liquid is absorbed, about 30 minutes.
  • Pour rice into a large bowl and allow to cool.
  • Saute scallions and mushrooms in butter for about 3 minutes.
  • Add to rice.
  • Add the bacon and olives.
  • To make the dressing, combine all ingredients and blend well.
  • Pour over rice mixture and gently mix well.
  • Cover and chill overnight.
  • Serve in tomato shells or atop butter lettuce cups.
 

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