Wild Rice Salad


This wild rice salad is easy to make and tastes wonderful. You can use either turkey or chicken. You can serve it plain, on salad greens, or in a pita; it's very versatile. If in season, try substituting black cherries for the grapes.

wild rice salad
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs


  • 1 (6 ounce) package wild rice

  • ¾ cup light mayonnaise

  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon white sugar

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 2 cups cooked, cubed turkey meat

  • ¼ cup diced green onion

  • 1 cup seedless red grapes

  • 6 ounces blanched slivered almonds


  1. Cook rice according to package directions. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.

  2. Whisk together mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl. Stir in rice, turkey, onion, and grapes until evenly coated with dressing. Cover and refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours.

  3. Sprinkle slivered almonds over salad before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

221 Calories
13g Fat
14g Carbs
11g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 221
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Cholesterol 23mg 8%
Sodium 138mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 11g
Vitamin C 2mg 10%
Calcium 46mg 4%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 231mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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