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You can serve this salad chilled or at room temperature, depending on your preference. You can also substitute lime juice for lemon.

Barbara Lauterbach
Recipe by Cooking Light July 2007

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Recipe Summary

prep:
39 mins
total:
39 mins
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook rice according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Cool. Combine rice and next 5 ingredients (through sliced almonds).

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  • Combine mint, juice, oil, salt, and pepper in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk. Drizzle mint mixture over rice mixture; toss well. Cover and chill. Place 1 lettuce leaf on each of four plates. Spoon 1 1/2 cups rice mixture onto each lettuce leaf. Garnish with mint sprigs, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

346 calories; calories from fat 30%; fat 11.5g; saturated fat 1.4g; mono fat 6.2g; poly fat 3g; protein 25.5g; carbohydrates 36.1g; fiber 2.8g; cholesterol 60mg; iron 1.6mg; sodium 199mg; calcium 45mg.
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