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Checking off all of our summer dream ingredients: tomatoes, mozzarella, edamame, & lick-the-spoon-delicious avocado-lemon-basil dressing!

Wild Rice Edamame Salad with Avocado Basil Dressing

Mountain Cravings
Checking off all of our summer dream ingredients: tomatoes, mozzarella, edamame, & lick-the-spoon-delicious avocado-lemon-basil dressing!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Salads
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 4 as meal, 8 as side
Calories 220 kcal

Ingredients
  

Wild Rice Edamame Salad

  • 2/3 cup wild rice
  • 1 lb. shelled edamame (mukimame)
  • 1/2 red onion thinly sliced
  • 10 oz. cherry tomatoes halved
  • 8 oz. fresh mozzarella torn into bite-sized pieces

Avocado Basil Dressing

  • 1/2 avocado
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil
  • 2 T. lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup water
  • salt to taste

Instructions
 

  • Cook wild rice al dente according to package directions.
  • Toss rice with edamame, onion, tomatoes, and mozzarella.
  • Pulse all ingredients for the dressing in a food processor until smooth. Add more water if needed.
  • Drizzle dressing over salad and serve. Keeps in the fridge for up to a day, can be served cold or at room temp.