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Gluten-Free Tropical Fruit, Rice and Tuna Salad

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 3 hr 40 min
  • Servings 4

Same old tuna salad—not! Albacore tuna partners with brown rice and three fruits that gets dressed with creamy yogurt. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1
cup water
3/4
cup uncooked instant brown rice
1
container (6 oz) Yoplait® Light very vanilla yogurt
1
can (8 oz) pineapple tidbits in juice, drained, 1 teaspoon juice reserved
2
kiwifruit, peeled, sliced
1
medium mango, peeled, seeded and chopped (about 1 cup)
1
can (5 oz) white tuna in water, drained, flaked
1
tablespoon coconut, toasted*

Steps

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  • 1
    In 1-quart saucepan, heat water to boiling. Stir in rice. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 10 minutes. Uncover; cool 15 minutes. Refrigerate at least 1 hour or until cold.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, mix rice, yogurt and reserved pineapple juice. Cover; refrigerate 1 to 2 hours to blend flavors.
  • 3
    Cut kiwifruit slices into fourths. Gently stir kiwifruit, pineapple, mango and tuna into rice mixture. Sprinkle with coconut. Store covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

  • *To toast coconut, cook in ungreased heavy skillet over medium-low heat 6 to 14 minutes, stirring frequently until browning begins, then stirring constantly until golden brown.
  • Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.
  • You can sub 1 (6-oz) container of Yoplait® Original 99% Fat Free French vanilla yogurt for the yogurt in this recipe.
  • Mild-flavored albacore tuna is the only tuna that can be called "white" because it has the whitest flesh, its mark of distinction.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
280
Calories from Fat
25
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
4%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
4%
Sodium
130mg
5%
Potassium
440mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
53g
18%
Dietary Fiber
6g
24%
Sugars
22g
Protein
11g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
50%
50%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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