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Tender Ruby Red Salad With Wild Rice Recipe

Sweet apples and cranberries, a hint of savory from the thin shavings of cheese, wild rice and our Tender Ruby Red Salad Mix make this dish unique and delicious.



  • 1 package Fresh Express Tender Ruby™ Red salad
  • 1 bag Chiquita® Green Apple Bites
  • 1 cup wild rice, cooked according to package (or packaged pre-cooked wild-rice grain combination)
  • ½ cup celery, cut into ¼-inch thick
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • 4 tablespoon toasted pecans, chopped
  • ½ cup shaved parmigiana reggiano cheese


  • Toss the Fresh Express Sweet Tender Ruby™ Red salad, cooked wild rice, apple slices, celery and cranberries with the dressing.
  • Toss well, and sprinkle with the toasted pecans and the shaved cheese.

Dressing Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon fresh flat-leaf parsley, coarsely chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon thyme, minced
  • Coarse salt
  • Freshly ground pepper

Dressing Instructions:

  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the vinegar, olive oil and herbs.
  • Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper to taste.
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