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Italian Vegetable Wild Rice Salad

(Last Updated On: August 14, 2020)

Turn boring rice into a festive dish by adding a few veggies, protein and a homemade vinaigrette. Pair with a side salad or cup of soup, or serve as a side to your favorite main dish.

Recipe and photography by Brenda of Meal Planning Magic.

Italian Vegetable Wild Rice Salad

Italian Vegetable Wild Rice Salad

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes


  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 4 cups cooked wild rice, cooled
  • 1 cup diced cooked ham
  • 4 ounces pepperoni, chopped
  • 1/2 small red onion, chopped
  • 1 bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 small cucumber, peeled, chopped


  1. Combine lemon juice, vinegar, parsley, oregano, salt, pepper and olive oil in small bowl. Set aside.
  2. Combine rice, ham, pepperoni, onion, bell pepper and cucumber in large bowl. Stir gently to mix. Refrigerate 1 hour. Before serving, mix in dressing.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 177Total Fat: 7gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 148mgCarbohydrates: 26gFiber: 1gSugar: 2gProtein: 3g

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Amanda Keefer

Amanda’s marketing, public relations and community outreach experience spans 20 years. She is the mom of two girls and two boxer dogs. You can hear her as the host of the Healthy Family Project podcast, find her cooking alongside her girls in videos on the Produce for Kids Instagram feed or spot her out volunteering with her family. When not in the office, Amanda can be found with her family on the tennis courts or at the dance studio.

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