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J. Alexander’s Orzo and Wild Rice Salad Recipe


  • 2 cups cooked Orzo
  • 1 cup cooked Wild Rice
  • 3 tablespoons diced Red Onions
  • 3 tablespoons Currants
  • 2 tablespoons Corn Niblets
  • 3 tablespoons diced Yellow Bell Pepper
  • 3 tablespoons diced Red Bell Pepper
  • 3 tablespoons diced Green Bell Pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh Basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped Parsley


  • 1/4 cup Canola Oil
  • 1/4 cup Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/8 cup sweet White Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon Honey
  • 1/4 tablespoon Dijon Mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon minced Garlic
  • 1/8 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1/2 tablespoon fresh Basil, chopped


  1. Cook orzo and wild rice per package directions.  Shock in cold water.
  2. Refrigerate.
  3. Place all dressing ingredients in a mixing bowl, except the oil.
  4. Stir until well blended.
  5. While vigorously stirring the mixture, slowly add the oils.
  6. Refrigerate.
  7. When ready to serve, put all ingredients in a mixing bowl (including dressing) and toss well.
  8. Serve very cold.

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