Shiitake, Almond, Wild Rice Salad with Balsamic Dressing

A salad with a lot of delicious flavor. Great for picnics!


  • 7 ounce box of long grain & wild rice
  • 2 wheels green onions, sliced
  • 1 – 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 cup almonds, sliced thin, oven roasted – no salt
  • 3 – 4 whole shiitake mushroom caps, sliced thin
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 Tablespoons Balsamic vinegar
  • 1 dash salt & pepper


Serves 4

Prepare rice according to box; set aside. In a large skillet, warm olive oil over medium heat. Add onions, garlic, almonds, and mushrooms. Cook until tender, about 8 minutes. Remove from heat, add cooked skillet ingredients to rice. Pour Balsamic vinegar over rice, along with salt & pepper. Mix thoroughly.

Serve warm, or chilled.

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2 Responses to Shiitake, Almond, Wild Rice Salad with Balsamic Dressing Recipe

  1. Denise says:

    Wonderful salad! Love the skiitake mushrooms.

  2. Aubrie says:

    This sounds fantastic. I’m definitely going to try it out!

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