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Sweet Pepper Wild Rice Salad

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What a great salad to make for a lite lunch or as a side dish at dinner. Loaded with fresh vegetables. Serves 8. 3/4 cup equals 154 calories


1/2 cup uncooked wild rice
1 can (14.5 ounces) reduced fat chicken broth or vegetable broth.
1-1/4 cups water, divided
3/4 cups uncooked long grain rice
1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped
1 medium sweet yellow pepper, chopped
1 medium zucchini, chopped
2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
4 green onion, chopped
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoon lemon juice


In a small saucepan, combine the wild rice, 1 cup borth and 1/2 cup water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 50-60 minutes or until rice is tender. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, combine the long grain rice and remaining broth and water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover ans simmer for 15-18 minutes or until rice is tender. In a large nonstick skillet.=, saute the peppers and zucchini in 1 tablespoon oil for 3 minutes. Add onions; saute 1-2 minutes longer or until tender. Transfer to a large bowl. Drain wild rice if necessary; stir into vegetable mixture. Stir in white rice. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Drizzle with lemon juice and reamining oil; toss to coat. Serve warm or at room temperature.