Brown Rice and Apple Salad

Here's a fiber-loaded salad that's a meal all on its own.


April 2011 | By Katherine Jao
Brown Rice and Apple Salad
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Main Ingredient

Rice and Grains

Type

Salads

Preparation Time

00:00:00


Date Published

April 2011

Here's a healthy salad that's a meal all on its own. And with brown rice and apples in the ingredient list, you're assured of a fiber-loaded lunch.

Serves 3 to 5  Prep Time 15 minutes  Cooking Time 20 minutes

For the curry cream cheese vinaigrette
1/2 cup cream cheese spread
1/4 teaspoon mustard
1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
1 teaspoon curry powder
salt and pepper to taste
1/4 cup olive oil

3 cups red and green apples, quartered then sliced
1 1/2 cups cooked brown rice
      (See How to Cook Brown Rice here)
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/2 cup chopped celery
2 tablespoons chopped spring onions

1  Make the curry cream cheese vinaigrette: Whisk together cream cheese spread, mustard, and vinegar. Mix in curry powder and season with salt and pepper. Slowly add in olive oil; whisk well.

2  Toss all the salad ingredients together, drizzle with dressing, and gently toss. Serve immediately.




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