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Sweet Apple Rice Salad

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple, brown rice, gluten-free, lowfat, salad, sweet, vegetarian
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 499kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup brown rice, raw
  • 2 medium apple
  • 2 cup broccoli, florets
  • 2 medium carrot
  • 1/4 medium onion, red
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup yogurt, plain
  • 1/2 cup reduced fat sour cream
  • 1/4 cup raisins, seedless
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped

Serve With

  • 2 cup peaches, canned in own juice

Instructions

  • Cook rice according to package directions; set aside to cool.
  • Meanwhile, cut apples into slices and then into thirds. Cut broccoli into small, bite-sized pieces; julienne carrots (or slice thinly), and chop onion into small pieces. Toss all together in a large bowl.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the salt, pepper, sugar, lemon juice, yogurt, and sour cream. Add 1/2 the dressing to the bowl with the veggies, along with the cooled rice, raisins, and chopped walnuts. Toss to thoroughly coat and combine. Add more dressing if desired to taste. Store in an air-tight container in the refrigerator if not serving immediately.
  • Serve with sliced peaches on the side (use fresh if in season!).

Nutrition

Calories: 499kcal | Carbohydrates: 84g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 229mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 34g