Balsamic Cherry Rice Salad with Toasted Walnuts

Balsamic Cherry Rice Salad with Toasted Walnuts

“Sizzlin’ Summer Rice Salad Contest” 3rd Place Winner – Jasmin Baron

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  • ½ cupwalnuts, chopped
  • 3 cupscooked white rice, cooled
  • ¼ cupfresh parsley, finely chopped
  • ¼ cupgreen onion, finely chopped
  • ⅓ cupbalsamic vinaigrette
  • Season withsalt and pepper
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Spread walnuts evenly on a baking sheet and bake for approximately 8 minutes, or until toasted and fragrant. Remove from oven and allow to cool. 

  3. In a large bowl, combine rice, toasted walnuts, cherries, parsley and green onion. Add balsamic vinaigrette and toss until rice is evenly coated. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Recipe Notes: Treenuts Allergen