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Curried Rice Salad

Turn microwave brown rice into a hearty salad by adding almonds, raisins, grapes, celery, and curry powder.

Health MARCH 2008

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)
  • Cook time:7 Minutes
  • Prep time:3 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 2 (8.8-ounce) packages microwavable brown rice (such as Uncle Ben's)
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup dried currants
  • 2 cups seedless red grapes, halved
  • 1/2 cup sliced scallions
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 4 teaspoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 325°. Place almonds in even layer on baking sheet. Toast until lightly golden, 5–7 minutes. Cool.

2. Microwave the rice according to package directions. Combine hot rice and next 4 ingredients (through scallions) in a large bowl.

3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the remaining ingredients. Toss rice salad with curry mixture until well seasoned. Stir in toasted almonds and serve.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 310
  • Fat: 11g
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 6g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2g
  • Protein: 6g
  • Carbohydrate: 50g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Sodium: 163mg
  • Calcium: 52mg
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