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Citrus Rice Salad

Ingredients
  Orange sections 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (No Sugar Added)
  Long grain rice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), cooked, chilled
  Cooked brown rice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chilled (Fast Cooking, Whole Grain)
  Almonds 1⁄2 Ounce, sliced, toasted and divided
  Scallion 2 Tablespoon, sliced (Green Onion)
  Red bell pepper 2 Tablespoon, diced
  Dried currants/Dark raisins 2 Tablespoon
  Orange juice 2 Tablespoon (No Sugar Added)
  Raspberry vinegar/Apple cider vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Freshly squeezed lime juice 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Olive oil 1 Teaspoon
  Orange peel 1⁄3 Teaspoon, grated
  White pepper 1 Dash
Directions

MAKING
1.Take a medium mixing bowl and add in orange sections, 1/3 ounce almonds, rice, bell pepper, scallion and currants. Keep aside.
2.In another mixing bowl, mix together lime juice, vinegar, orange juice, white pepper and blend well.
3. Pour orange juice mixture onto rice mixture and toss to coat well.
4.Refrigerate covered for 30 minutes.

SERVING
4.Take a serving bowl and spoon in some of the salad. Serve garnished with almonds.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Tossed
Dish: 
Salad
Interest: 
Holiday
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Citrus
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 494 Calories from Fat 58

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.5%

Saturated Fat 0.78 g3.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 22.7 mg0.9%

Total Carbohydrates 102 g34.2%

Dietary Fiber 3.6 g14.6%

Sugars 41 g

Protein 7 g13.8%

Vitamin A 13.3% Vitamin C 54.1%

Calcium 5.7% Iron 9.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Citrus Rice Salad Recipe