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Festive Turkey Rice Salad

December 2, 2019

 

 

 

 

Try this quick, Simple Cooking with Heart recipe for using holiday leftovers anytime you're craving Thanksgiving flavors. It'll be a nice change after a heavy meal.

Festive-Turkey-Rice-Salad

Ingredients:

  • 2 Tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 3 1/2 cups cooked wild or brown rice
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped, boneless, skinless, cooked turkey breast
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 bunch chopped green onions (1/2 cup)

Directions:

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the vinegar, lime juice, oil, honey and ginger; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the rice, turkey, cranberries and green onion. Toss with ginger dressing. Refrigerate until serving.

Nutrition Facts:  Calories 203, Total Fat 2.9 g, Cholesterol 29 mg, Sodium 25 mg, Total Carbohydrate 30 g, Protein 15 g

(6 servings)

Keep it Healthy: Make this delightful salad year round using Rotisserie chicken or leftover chicken breast.

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