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.

  • 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
  • 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
    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.
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