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Turkey Rice and Romaine Salad

Looking for a turkey salad? Here’s one packed with brown rice, romaine lettuce, bell pepper, jicama and green onion – a flavorful side dish.

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  • prep time 45 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 10
 

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

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LOCATION

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.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

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