Fruity Rice Salad and Orange Vinaigrette

Fruity Rice Salad and Orange Vinaigrette UNCLE BEN’S® Ready Rice® serves as the base for an extremely versatile salad perfectly suited to accompany any meal! The Original Rice can become the Ready Basmati Rice or Whole Grain Brown Rice, dried cranberries can become golden raisins, pecans can become pistachios or walnuts, celery can become water chestnuts or apples! Use your imagination!

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Vinaigrette:

Time Details

    PREP : 15 mins

    COOK : 1 hr 30 mins

    TOTAL : 1 hr 45 mins

    SERVING : 4

    YIELD : 4 servings

  • Microwave rice according to package instructions; refrigerate until chilled, about 30 minutes.

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  • Place rice in serving bowl. Add celery, dried cranberries, pecans, green onions, and red onions. Stir in mayonnaise.

  • Whisk together white balsamic vinegar, olive oil, Dijon mustard, honey, and garlic.

  • Toss rice salad with vinaigrette. Season with salt and pepper. Refrigerate for at least an hour to allow flavors to blend.

Per Serving: 281 calories; protein 2.2g; carbohydrates 27.6g; fat 18.6g; cholesterol 1.3mg; sodium 87.9mg. If you can’t find blood orange white balsamic vinegar, substitute another fruity-type vinegar.