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Warm Mediterranean Rice Salad

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Ingredients
  Converted rice 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), uncooked (UNCLE BEN'S Brand)
  Dried basil 2 Teaspoon
  Red wine vinaigrette 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), divided
  Canned solid white tuna in water 6 Ounce, drained and flaked (1 can)
  Chopped green bell pepper 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped tomato 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Diced red onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Kalamata olives/Pitted black olives 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (20 pieces)
Directions

MAKING
1 As per the package directions, prepare the rice.
2 Stir in the basil and about 1/3 cup of vinaigrette into the cooked rice.
3 In a large slad bowl, combine tuna, bell pepper, tomato and red onion.
4 Add the rice mixture to the tuna and vegetables in the bowl.
5 Add in the remaining vinaigrette and olives.

SERVING
6 Serve at once.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Mixing
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Rice
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 232 Calories from Fat 75

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.1%

Saturated Fat 0.71 g3.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 11.7 mg3.9%

Sodium 266 mg11.1%

Total Carbohydrates 32 g10.8%

Dietary Fiber 1.8 g7.1%

Sugars 2.6 g

Protein 7 g13.8%

Vitamin A 9.8% Vitamin C 40%

Calcium 11% Iron 10.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Warm Mediterranean Rice Salad Recipe