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Wild Rice and Broccoli Salad

This quick and easy Wild Rice and Broccoli Salad is so versatile and delicious any time of the year. It can be served both warm or cold and is a great salad to make ahead if you are entertaining.

This salad is packed full of healthy ingredients and is filling enough served on its own for a simple and healthy lunch or dinner, or alongside steak, fish or chicken as part of a larger feast.

Wild Rice and Broccoli Salad

Wild Rice and Broccoli Salad Recipe (VG/V)

By Jo O’Keefe for ele Magazine


1 head of broccoli, cut in to large florets
1 cup cooked wild rice or brown rice, cooked
1.2 cup fresh parsley, roughly chopped
1/4 cup toasted whole almonds
1 tbsp olive oil

Mix 1/4 cup olive oil
Juice of one lemon, squeezed
1 garlic clove, chopped
1 teaspoon grain mustard
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
Salt & pepper, to season


  1. Drizzle broccoli with olive oil and roast until edges are charred at 180C (350F)degrees.
  2. Mix the cooked rice with the charred broccoli. Add chopped parsley and mix through.
  3. Mix the dressing ingredients together in a jar and pour over the rice and broccoli and toss through salad. Top with toasted almonds. Enjoy!

ele Tip – You can pimp this simple salad and really have fun with it by adding toasted pepitas, sunflower seeds, dried cranberries, chickpeas, pine nuts, roasted red pepper and crumbled goat’s cheese.

Want more? Click here for our delicious Rice Noodle Salad Recipe and here for a Grilled Peach, Prosciutto and Mozzarella Salad recipe.

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