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Crunchy Brown Rice Slaw

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Crunchy Brown Rice Slaw

Crunchy Brown Rice Slaw

Even the kids will love this cold dish and they won't even realize they are eating brown rice.

Ingredients

  • 1 (8.8 ounce) pouch of precooked brown rice (like Uncle Ben's Ready Rice)
  • 1 cup shredded broccoli slaw
  • 1 (14 ounce) can mandarin orange sections, drained
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup light Asian dressing

Preparation

  1. Microwave rice for 60 seconds according to package directions, place in medium size bowl.
  2. Add oranges, broccoli slaw and cranberries.
  3. Toss with dressing; chill.

Yield

4 servings

Nutritional Information

Calories: 221
Calories from fat: 46 (21%)
Fat: 5g
Saturated Fat: 1g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 222mg
Carbohydrate: 41g
Dietary Fiber: 4g
Sugar: 14g
Protein: 4g

Recipe by Kathleen Zelman, MPH, RD

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