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Sweet Potato Grape Wild Rice Salad

Sweet Potato Grape Wild Rice

  • Author: Paige Adams
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30-35 minutes
  • Total Time: 45-50 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 4 1x

Looking for a gluten free side? You can’t go wrong with rice and the mix of roasted veggies and raw ingredients in this sweet potato grape wild rice.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup wild rice
  • 13/4 cup water
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes (about 2 pounds), peeled and diced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt plus more for serving
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper plus more for serving
  • 1 cup halved red grapes
  • 1/4 cup roughly chopped walnuts
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon minced chives

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Combine the rice and water in a small saucepan over high heat. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 30-35 minutes until the rice is tender and cooked through.
  3. While the rice is cooking, toss the sweet potatoes with olive oil, salt and pepper. Roast for 25-30 minutes until lightly browned on the edges and tender when pierced with a knife.
  4. In a large bowl, combine the rice, sweet potatoes, grapes, walnuts, scallions, parsley and chives. Season to taste.
  5. Serve warm or at room temperature.
  • Author: Paige Adams
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30-35 minutes
  • Total Time: 45-50 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 4 1x