Memorial Day Wild Rice Salad

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The holiday we’ve all been waiting for is just around the corner and I can’t wait! If you need some inspiration for a recipe to please your family and friends, you’ve come to the right place. Memorial Day is a day to enjoy the weather and good company, so I’ve created this Wild Rice Salad to keep things light and extra flavorful. I even utilized Uncle Ben’s Ready Rice so that you can whip up this dish in no time. Enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 1 Uncle Ben’s Long Grain & Wild Ready Rice -- microwave for 90 secs (directions on package)

  • ¼ cup orange bell pepper, diced

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • 1 tbsp olive oil

  • Splash red wine vinegar

  • 2 stalks celery, diced

  • Cherry tomatoes, sliced in half

  • Handful mint and parsley, chopped

  • ¼ cup yellow onion, diced

Instructions

Prepare the rice according to the package. Chop veggies and herbs and combine all ingredients. Serve cold or at room temp. Happy Memorial Day!