Prep | 50 min Total Time | 60 min Servings | 6
4 cup water
1 cup wild rice
¼ cup raisins
¼ cup California Bing Sun Dried Cherries 
1/3 cup orange juice
1 T of minced shallot
1 ½ tsp orange zest
3 cup stemmed and coarsly chopped kale
2 tsp olive oil
½ cup toasted walnuts, chopped
Bring the water to boil in a large saucepan. Add 1 tsp salt and rice. Reduce heat to medium low, partially cover and simmer until rice is tender, approx 50 mins.
While the rice is cooking, place Sun Dried Fruit and raisins in a bowl with ¼ orange with just enough hot water to cover - set aside to soften
When rice is cooked, add minced shallots, orange zest. Cover pan and let sit for 5 min to absorb any remaining water. Remove lid and let cool to room temperature
Place Kale in a bowl. Add salt and drizzle with olive oil. Turn the Kale leaves with your fingers until the leaves are tender and lightly coated with olive oil.
Combine the kale with the wild rice. Drain the dried fruit mixture and add them to the rice mixture along with the walnuts. Toss to mix throughly and season with salt and pepper to taste