Festive Turkey Rice Salad

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Festive Turkey Rice Salad

Looking for what to do with your leftovers from Thanksgiving? This is the perfect recipe to use up some of that extra turkey and no cooking required!

Ingredients

Servings  6  

  • 2 tablespoons plain rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil (extra virgin preferred)
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 3 1/2 cups cooked wild or brown rice
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped, skinless, cooked turkey breast without salt
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened dried cranberries
  • 1 bunch chopped green onions (about 1/2 cup)

Directions

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  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the vinegar, lime juice, oil, honey, and ginger.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together the rice, turkey, cranberries, and green onions. Pour the dressing over the salad, tossing to coat. Refrigerate, covered, until serving time.

Keep it Healthy: Make this delightful salad year round using rotisserie chicken or cooked chicken breast.

Cooking Tip: You can also toss leftover peas or veggies of your choice into the salad.

Tip: Use quick-cooking couscous instead of rice.

Nutrition Facts

Festive Turkey Rice Salad

CaloriesCalories

203 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

15g Per Serving

FiberFiber

2g Per Serving

Cost Per ServingCost Per Serving

$1.49

Nutrition Facts

Calories 203
Total Fat 3.0 g
Saturated Fat 0.5 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.5 g
Cholesterol 29 mg
Sodium 25 mg
Total Carbohydrate 30 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Sugars 9 g
Protein 15 g

Dietary Exchanges
1/2 fruit, 1 1/2 starch, 1 1/2 lean meat

 

Looking for what to do with your leftovers from Thanksgiving? This is the perfect recipe to use up some of that extra turkey and no cooking required!

Nutrition Facts

Festive Turkey Rice Salad

CaloriesCalories

203 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

15g Per Serving

FiberFiber

2g Per Serving

Cost Per ServingCost Per Serving

$1.49
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Calories 203
Total Fat 3.0 g
Saturated Fat 0.5 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.5 g
Cholesterol 29 mg
Sodium 25 mg
Total Carbohydrate 30 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Sugars 9 g
Protein 15 g

Dietary Exchanges
1/2 fruit, 1 1/2 starch, 1 1/2 lean meat

Ingredients

Servings  6  

  • 2 tablespoons plain rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil (extra virgin preferred)
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 3 1/2 cups cooked wild or brown rice
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped, skinless, cooked turkey breast without salt
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened dried cranberries
  • 1 bunch chopped green onions (about 1/2 cup)

Directions

Tip: Click on step to mark as complete.

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the vinegar, lime juice, oil, honey, and ginger.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together the rice, turkey, cranberries, and green onions. Pour the dressing over the salad, tossing to coat. Refrigerate, covered, until serving time.

Keep it Healthy: Make this delightful salad year round using rotisserie chicken or cooked chicken breast.

Cooking Tip: You can also toss leftover peas or veggies of your choice into the salad.

Tip: Use quick-cooking couscous instead of rice.