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Arborio Salad With Artichokes

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  Uncooked arborio rice 8 Ounce (1 1/4 Cups)
  Frozen artichoke hearts 9 Ounce, Defrosted (1 Package)
  Ripe plum tomatoes 3 (Fully Ripe Italain Variety)
  Diced red onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Frozen no salt added peas 1 Cup (16 tbs), Defrosted
  Fresh lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Fresh basil leaves 6
  Low fat buttermilk 2 Tablespoon

Cook rice according to package directions, omitting salt, butter or margarine.
Cool to room temperature.
Set aside.
Blot artichoke hearts dry on paper towels.
Cut each heart in half.
Cut ends off tomatoes, cut in half lengthwise and slice thinly.
In a bowl, mix rice, artichoke hearts, tomato slices, red onion and peas.
Set aside.
In a blender or the work bowl of a food processor fitted with a metal blade, combine remaining ingredients.
Process 20 seconds.
Pour over rice mixture.
With rubber spatula, gently mix salad until dressing is evenly distributed.
Cover and refrigerate several hours to allow flavors to blend.

Recipe Summary

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1458 Calories from Fat 412

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 47 g71.7%

Saturated Fat 6.4 g31.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1961.9 mg81.7%

Total Carbohydrates 242 g80.6%

Dietary Fiber 16.9 g67.7%

Sugars 40.9 g

Protein 20 g40.7%

Vitamin A 150.9% Vitamin C 156.3%

Calcium 34.8% Iron 34.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Arborio Salad With Artichokes Recipe