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Turkey Rice and Romaine Salad

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  1 reviews
  • 45 min prep time
  • 60 min total time
  • 14 ingredients
  • 10 servings
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Looking for a turkey salad? Here’s one packed with brown rice, romaine lettuce, bell pepper, jicama and green onion – a flavorful side dish.

Ingredients

Salad

3
cups uncooked instant brown rice
3 1/4
cups water
2
tablespoons lemon juice
1/2
lb. smoked turkey breast, cut into 1x1/4x1/4-inch strips (2 cups)
1
large red bell pepper, cut into 2x1/4-inch strips
1 1/2
cups thin jicama strips (about 2 inches long)
1/2
cup sliced green onions
10
cups torn romaine lettuce

Dressing

2/3
cup rice vinegar
1/3
cup oil
1
tablespoon sugar
2
tablespoons Dijon mustard
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper

Steps

  • 1 Cook rice in water as directed on package omitting margarine and salt. In very large bowl, toss cooked rice with lemon juice. Spread in 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Place in freezer for 15 minutes or in refrigerator for 1 hour to chill quickly.
  • 2 When rice is cold, return to large bowl. Stir in all remaining salad ingredients.
  • 3 In small bowl, combine all dressing ingredients; beat with wire whisk until blended. Pour dressing over salad mixture; toss lightly to coat.
  • 1 Cook rice in water as directed on package omitting margarine and salt. In very large bowl, toss cooked rice with lemon juice. Spread in 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Place in freezer for 15 minutes or in refrigerator for 1 hour to chill quickly.
  • 2 When rice is cold, return to large bowl. Stir in all remaining salad ingredients.
  • 3 In small bowl, combine all dressing ingredients; beat with wire whisk until blended. Pour dressing over salad mixture; toss lightly to coat.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 1/4 Cups
Calories
220
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
440mg
18%
Total Carbohydrate
28g
9%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
3g
3%
Protein
7g
7%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%
40%
Vitamin C
60%
60%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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