This warm Green Bean and Wild Rice Salad is a tasty addition to any holiday buffet. Mushrooms, green beans and wild rice are tossed with Kraft Extra Virgin Olive Oil Tuscan Italian Dressing, then topped with crunchy sliced almonds and tangy goat cheese for a delicious alternative to lettuce salads. Dried cranberries add both a touch of sweetness and a burst of colour to this simple, yet delicious, salad.
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 12 Servings
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1/2 cup Kraft Extra Virgin Olive Oil Tuscan Italian Dressing, divided
1/2 lb. (225 g) fresh cremini mushrooms, sliced
1 small onion, chopped
1 lb. (450 g) fresh green beans, trimmed, cut in half
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 cups cooked wild rice
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted
1/2 cup crumbled goat cheese
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How do I make it ?
Heat 2 Tbsp. dressing in large skillet on medium heat. Add mushrooms and onions; cook 6 min. or until mushrooms are tender and liquid is evaporated, stirring frequently.
Add 2 Tbsp. of the remaining dressing to skillet along with the beans and garlic; cook and stir 6 min. Add rice, mix lightly. Cook 3 to 4 min. or until heated through, stirring frequently. Remove from heat.
Stir in remaining dressing. Add cranberries and nuts; mix lightly. Top with cheese.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
This flavourful salad can be prepared ahead of time. Refrigerate up to 24 hours before serving.
Not a fan of goat cheese? Not a problem. This salad is just as delicious when prepared with feta cheese instead of the goat cheese.
You will need to cook 2/3 cup wild rice to get the 2-cup measure of cooked rice needed to prepare this delicious salad.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 5 g
Saturated fat 1.5 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Sodium 105 mg
Carbohydrate 18 g
Fibre 3 g
Sugars 8 g
Protein 4 g
12 servings, 1/2 cup (125 mL) each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.