Creamy Rice-Fruit Salad

Looking for a delicious salad recipe? Then check out this creamy wild rice and fruit salad that’s made using 4 types of fruits.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 8

2/3
cup uncooked wild rice
1 2/3
cups water
1
container (8 oz) lemon or orange low-fat yogurt
1
tablespoon honey
1
cup fresh strawberries, cut in half
1/2
cup seedless green grapes, cut in half
1
kiwifruit, peeled, cut into 1/4-inch slices, slices cut into quarters
1
medium seedless orange, cut into 1-inch pieces (1 cup)
1
teaspoon chopped fresh or 1/4 teaspoon dried mint leaves

  • 1 Cook wild rice in water as directed on package. Place cooked wild rice in colander or strainer; rinse with cold water 5 minutes to chill.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix yogurt and honey. Add cooked wild rice and remaining ingredients; toss.

Expert Tips

If you like brown rice, you can substitute that for the wild rice. Or use a combination of brown rice and wild rice for a great taste and appearance.

Whole Grain Serving: 1/2

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
120
(
Calories from Fat
5),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1/2g
1/2%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
20mg
20%;
Total Carbohydrate
24g
24%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
11g
11%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
50%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.