Turkey, Bean, And Rice Salad Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexHealthy
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Ground turkey1⁄4 Pound
 Olive oil/Vegetable oil2 Teaspoon
 Mild salsa1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Canned black beans4 Ounce, drained, rinsed (Turtle Beans)
 No sugar lime juice1 Tablespoon
 Cooked quick cooking rice1 Cup (16 tbs), hot
 Torn lettuce leaves2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Reduced fat cheddar cheese3⁄4 Ounce, shredded

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1181 Calories from Fat 209

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g36%

Saturated Fat 6.4 g32.1%

Trans Fat 0.3 g

Cholesterol 101.5 mg33.8%

Sodium 1566.8 mg65.3%

Total Carbohydrates 188 g62.6%

Dietary Fiber 9.9 g39.6%

Sugars 1.7 g

Protein 49 g98.1%

Vitamin A 192.4% Vitamin C 87%

Calcium 46% Iron 40.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In 1-quart microwavable casserole combine turkey and oil; microwave on High (100%) for 4 minutes, stirring once every 1 1/2 minutes, until turkey is no longer pink. Stir in salsa, beans, and lime juice; microwave on Medium (50%) for 1 minute until thoroughly heated. Add rice and stir to combine.
2. To serve, on serving platter arrange lettuce; top with turkey mixture and sprinkle with cheese.