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Walnut Rice Salad Recipe

Walnut Rice Salad Recipe

Rice blends with walnuts, onions, chopped apple and a curried lemon dressing in this versatile salad. It could be a main luncheon salad in warm weather or a change-of-pace complement to a poultry or fish dinner any time of year.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:10-12 servings

Ingredients

  • 5 cups cooked rice
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped walnuts
  • 1 large tart apple, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped green onion
  • 1 large carrot, grated
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh parsley
  • DRESSING:
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil

Directions

  • 1. Combine the first six ingredients. Combine the juice, honey, mayonnaise, garlic, salt and curry powder; gradually whisk in the oil. Just before serving, drizzle over rice salad. Yield: 10-12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 299 calories, 19 g fat (2 g saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 160 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein.