Minty Wild Rice Vegetable Salad

    4 cups cooked wild rice
    1 pkg (9 oz) Green Giant® Frozen Baby Sweet Peas, cooked and drained
    1 cup diced Fancy Brand® Mild Cheddar Cheese with Chives
    1/2 cup diced red onions
    1 cup shredded carrots
    2 cups coarsely chopped broccoli florets
    1 cup chopped dried plums
    1/2 cup chopped walnuts
    1 cup minced fresh mint
    1/2 cup minced fresh chives

    Dressing (whisk together; set aside):
    4 tbsp olive oil
    4 tbsp bottled mint jelly (or apple mint jelly)
    Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste

In large bowl, combine salad ingredients; toss with dressing. Serve chilled or at room temperature, adding additional salt and pepper if necessary.

6- 8 servings

Recipe compliments of the Minnesota Cultivated Wild Rice Council

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