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Recipe for a mayo-free green pea salad made with wild rice and veggies

green pea salad with wild rice recipe

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course side dishes
Servings 8 -10 servings
Calories 120 kcal

what you'll need
  

  • 6 oz box long grain and wild rice
  • 8 oz grape tomatoes or cherry tomatoes, halved, about 1½ cups
  • 5 green onions sliced
  • 14 oz bag petite peas frozen, thawed and drained
  • 1 cup carrots grated, about 2 whole carrots
  • 1/2 cup Italian dressing
  • salt and pepper to taste

let's do it
 

  • Cook the long grain and wild rice following directions on the box. Allow the rice to cool completely.
  • In a large mixing bowl, add the halved tomatoes, green onions, peas and carrots. Toss to combine. Add the cooled rice mixture and Italian dressing and lightly toss until the rice is evenly distributed and the dressing has coated all of the ingredients.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper, cover with plastic wrap and chill until ready to serve. Enjoy!

One Last Thing

If you need to cool your rice in a hurry, spread it into an even layer on a rimmed cookie sheet and pop it into the fridge for a few minutes after it stops steaming.

Nutrition

Calories: 120kcalCarbohydrates: 16gProtein: 3gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 508mgPotassium: 135mgFiber: 3gSugar: 5g
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