Turkey and Rice Salad

Stuffed tomato cups are a clever way to use up leftover turkey.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 1 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

Salad

1
box (10 oz) Green Giant™ frozen white & wild rice (with green beans)
6
large tomatoes
2
cups diced cooked turkey
1/2
cup sliced celery
1/2
medium red or green bell pepper, chopped
1/4
cup chopped green onions (4 medium)

Dressing

1/4
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
2
tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Cook rice as directed on box. Refrigerate 10 minutes to cool.
  • 2 Meanwhile, cut thin slices from tops of tomatoes. Gently squeeze out and discard seeds. Using teaspoon, remove pulp from tomatoes, leaving 1/4-inch shell. Drain upside down on paper towels. Refrigerate until serving time.
  • 3 In medium bowl, mix rice, turkey, celery, bell pepper and onions. In small bowl, mix dressing ingredients. Pour dressing over salad; stir gently to coat. Cover; refrigerate until thoroughly chilled, at least 45 minutes.
  • 4 Just before serving, spoon salad into tomato shells. If desired, garnish with additional chopped green onions.
  • 1 Cook rice as directed on box. Refrigerate 10 minutes to cool.
  • 2 Meanwhile, cut thin slices from tops of tomatoes. Gently squeeze out and discard seeds. Using teaspoon, remove pulp from tomatoes, leaving 1/4-inch shell. Drain upside down on paper towels. Refrigerate until serving time.
  • 3 In medium bowl, mix rice, turkey, celery, bell pepper and onions. In small bowl, mix dressing ingredients. Pour dressing over salad; stir gently to coat. Cover; refrigerate until thoroughly chilled, at least 45 minutes.
  • 4 Just before serving, spoon salad into tomato shells. If desired, garnish with additional chopped green onions.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

You can use canned water chestnuts, drained instead of the celery.

You can use regular balsamic vinegar but the rice mixture will be slightly darker.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
420mg
420%;
Total Carbohydrate
18g
18%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
16g
16%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%;
Vitamin C
60%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.