Ham-and-Rice Salad with Spinach

recipe

Yield:

2 servings (serving size: 2 cups)

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Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 451
Caloriesfromfat 28 %
Fat 14.2 g
Satfat 3.6 g
Monofat 7.5 g
Polyfat 1.6 g
Protein 20.7 g
Carbohydrate 49.8 g
Fiber 6.3 g
Cholesterol 48 mg
Iron 5.4 mg
Sodium 1229 mg
Calcium 146 mg

Ingredients

1 1/2 cups water
2/3 cup uncooked fast-cooking recipe long-grain and wild rice (such as Uncle Ben's)
1/4 cup sweetened dried cranberries (such as Craisins)
4 cups chopped spinach leaves
1 cup diced cooked ham
1/4 cup chopped red onion
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 (11-ounce) can mandarin oranges in light syrup, undrained

Preparation

Bring water and rice to a boil in a saucepan. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 22 minutes. Stir in cranberries; cover, and cook 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Let stand, covered, 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Cool. Combine rice mixture, spinach, and remaining ingredients in a large bowl; toss well. Store in an airtight container in refrigerator.