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Confetti Grain Salad

Confetti Grain Salad

288 Ratings
288 Ratings
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Makes: 6 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Try this recipe with a variety of vegetables until you find what you and your family like best.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups brown rice, uncooked
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 lemons (juiced)
  • 3 green onions (also called scallions)
  • 1/4 cup parsley (minced)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 dash black pepper (to taste)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil (or other vegetable oil)
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetables (of your favorite, cut into small pieces)

Directions

1. Wash rice and put into a 2-quart pot with water. Bring to boil, then lower heat to simmer, and cook uncovered until all the water is absorbed. (approximately 45 minutes)
2. Pour into medium sized bowl and allow to cool.
3. Pour lemon juice over rice and stir. When rice is cooled to lukewarm, add vegetables, salt, pepper, and oil.
4. Stir and chill at least 1 hour. This dish also can be served warm.
 

Notes

Learn more about:
- Onions
- Lemons

Source:

University of Wyoming, Cooperative Extension, Cent$ible Nutrition Cook Book, p. g-35

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 3/4 cup prepared salad, 1/6 of recipe
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 288
Total Fat 11 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 225 mg
Carbohydrates 43 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Total Sugars 3 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 6 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 41 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 194 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 288
Total Fat 11 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 7 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 43 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Total Sugars 3 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 6 g
Minerals
Calcium 41 mg
Potassium 194 mg
Sodium 225 mg
Copper 217 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 82 mg
Phosphorus 157 mg
Selenium 15 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 111 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.3 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 12 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 2 mg
Vitamin K 74 mcg
Folate 27 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.2 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 3 mg
Choline 27 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1/4 cups
Grains 1 1/2 ounces

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