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Fruit 'N' Rice Salad Recipe

Fruit 'N' Rice Salad Recipe

This colorful combination of strawberries, pear, peach , pineapple and banana is tossed with yogurt and rice for a delightful side dish that really says summer. Violet Beard from Marshall, Illinois submitted this recipe.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (8 ounces) unsweetened pineapple chunks
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 1/2 cup quartered fresh strawberries
  • 1/2 cup sliced peeled fresh pear
  • 1/2 cup sliced peeled peach
  • 1/2 cup sliced firm banana
  • 2 tablespoons fat-free plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 4 cups fresh baby spinach

Directions

  • 1. Drain pineapple, reserving 1/4 cup juice. In a large bowl, combine the pineapple, rice, strawberries, pear, peach and banana. In a small bowl, whisk the yogurt, honey and reserved pineapple juice. Pour over fruit mixture; toss to coat. Line salad plates with spinach; top with fruit mixture. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (3/4 cup fruit mixture with 1/2 cup spinach) equals 159 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 24 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fruit, 1 starch.