Festive Turkey Rice Salad

By: Urology Care Foundation | Posted on: 05 Jan 2018

Festive Turkey Rice Salad

One highlight of the holiday season is spending time with friends and family. Another highlight is enjoying good food. With so many delicious options, it can be hard to eat healthy. Have no fear! You don't have to give up everything you like. Treat holiday eating like an adventure. You have a lot of healthy foods to explore!

Whether you're hosting a party or going to a party, check out this heart-healthy recipe. It's sure to please!

Try this quick, Simple Cooking with Heart recipe for using holiday leftovers anytime you're craving Thanksgiving flavors. It'll be a nice change after a heavy meal.

Ingredients

2 tablespoons rice vinegar
2 tablespoons lime juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon honey
1 teaspoon ground ginger
3 1/2 cups cooked wild or brown rice
1 1/2 cups chopped, boneless, skinless, cooked turkey breast
1/3 cup dried cranberries
1 bunch chopped green onions (1/2 cup)

Preparation 

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the vinegar, lime juice, oil, honey and ginger; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the rice, turkey, cranberries and green onion. Toss with ginger dressing. 
  3. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

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