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Rice Salad

A sweet and savory meal with filling rice, sweet apples and raisins, and creamy yogurt. A satisfying and healthy breakfast idea,
Bowls of rice with celery, apples and raisins.
Prep time: 10 minutes
Makes: 4 cups
Nutrition Facts: View label

Ingredients

2 cups cooked rice, cooled (brown, white or try a mix)
¼ cup chopped celery
1 apple, chopped (about 1 ½ cups)
¼ cup raisins
2 Tablespoons chopped almonds
½ cup low-fat plain yogurt
2 teaspoons orange juice
2 teaspoons sugar

Directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Combine rice, celery, apple, raisins, and almonds in a medium bowl and mix well.
  3. Combine yogurt, orange juice, and sugar and stir until sugar dissolves.
  4. Pour the yogurt mixture over the rice mixture and mix well. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  5. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Notes

  • Add any of your favorite fruits for variety.
  • Make this a whole grain recipe by using at least half brown rice.

Comments

I made this salad for a food bank recipe demo.  It was well-received--light and refreshing and easy to make. .  

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