Warm Mediterranean Rice Salad Recipe

Summary

Cooking Time25 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings6
MethodDish
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Converted rice1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), uncooked (UNCLE BEN'S Brand)
 Dried basil2 Teaspoon
 Red wine vinaigrette1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), divided
 Canned solid white tuna in water6 Ounce, drained and flaked (1 can)
 Chopped green bell pepper1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Chopped tomato1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Diced red onion1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Kalamata olives/Pitted black olives1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (20 pieces)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 232 Calories from Fat 75

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.1%

Saturated Fat 0.71 g3.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 11.7 mg

Sodium 266 mg11.1%

Total Carbohydrates 32 g10.8%

Dietary Fiber 1.8 g7.1%

Sugars 2.6 g

Protein 7 g13.8%

Vitamin A 9.8% Vitamin C 40%

Calcium 11% Iron 10.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

MAKING
1 As per the package directions, prepare the rice.
2 Stir in the basil and about 1/3 cup of vinaigrette into the cooked rice.
3 In a large slad bowl, combine tuna, bell pepper, tomato and red onion.
4 Add the rice mixture to the tuna and vegetables in the bowl.
5 Add in the remaining vinaigrette and olives.

SERVING
6 Serve at once.
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