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Fruit 'n' Spice Salad

 Fruit 'n' Spice Salad
If you're looking for a new dish for a summer lunch, you'll love this salad. The meat and rice make it a hearty meal, while the apples add a refreshing crunch.
6-8 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 4 cups cooked long grain or wild rice
  • 3 cups cubed fully cooked ham or turkey
  • 1 small Granny Smith apple, cubed
  • 1 small Red Delicious apple, cubed
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions
  • 1/2 cup seedless green grapes, halved
  • 1/2 cup seedless red grapes, halved
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine rice, ham, apples, onions, grapes and
  • raisins. In a small bowl, combine oil, vinegar, sugar, curry,
  • cinnamon and salt; pour over rice mixture and toss to coat. Chill
  • for at least 2 hours. Just before serving, add almonds and toss.
  • Yield: 6-8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 317 calories, 13 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 748 mg sodium,

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Fruit 'n' Spice Salad (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 37 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 13 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.