Healthy Meal Prep
Brown Rice Salad Recipe

Brown Rice Salad

Description

A scrumptious salad bursting with flavor and textures is tossed with a creamy vinaigrette dressing!

Ingredients

  • 1 ⅔ cups uncooked brown rice
  • 2 ½ cups water
  • 1 cup low fat sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 slices bacon
  • 1 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1 cup chopped green onions
  • ½ cup frozen green peas, thawed
  • ¼ cup toasted almond slices
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro

Instructions


  1. Place rice and water in a medium saucepan, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer 45 to 60 minutes.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix the sour cream, red wine vinegar, lime juice, honey, cumin, chili powder, salt, and pepper. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  3. Place bacon in a skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain, crumble, and set aside.
  4. In a large bowl, mix the rice, dressing mixture, bacon, bell pepper, green onions, peas, almonds, and cilantro. Chill at least 1 hour before serving.

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Nutritional Information

Brown Rice Salad

Servings Per Recipe: 8
Calories: 202.9
% Daily Value *
protein: 11 %
carbohydrates: 10 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 13 %
sugars:
fat: 11 %
saturated fat: 14 %
cholesterol: 5 %
vitamin a iu: 22 %
niacin equivalents: 24 %
vitamin b6: 15 %
vitamin c: 48 %
folate: 8 %
calcium: 7 %
iron: 7 %
magnesium: 23 %
potassium: 7 %
sodium: 6 %
thiamin: 18 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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