Orange Vinaigrette Brown Rice Salad

Orange Vinaigrette Brown Rice Salad

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"A healthful salad with a yummy orange juice tang!"

Ingredients

1 h 50 m servings 425 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 425 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 9 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 80.8g
  • 26%
  • Protein:
  • 7 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 311 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large saucepan combine rice and water. Cook over high heat until mixture boils. Reduce heat to low, cover and cook for 45 to 60 minutes or until rice has absorbed all liquid.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl whisk the orange juice, oil, balsamic vinegar, honey, orange zest and salt. Pour dressing over hot cooked rice and mix well. Cover and chill until cold.
  3. Just before serving stir the spinach leaves, oranges and onion into the rice mixture.
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I don't know how the original recipe would have come out, but w/ the way mine came out, I'd give it 5-stars! I made some minor adjustments: 1)I added in a clove of garlic as another reviewer r...

I MADE THIS SALAD FOR A LADIES LUNCHEON AND IT RECIEVED RAVE REVIEWS. I COOKED THE RICE IN SWANSON'S VEGETABLE BROTH AND ADDED DRIED CRANBERRIES FOR COLOR. WOULD MAKE THIS AGAIN IT IS A WINNER.

This turned out great! I will definately make again...

I varied the actual salad quite a bit so I can't comment on that, but this dressing is AMAZING. Seriously, it is one of the most delicious concoctions I've seen in a while! Thank you so much, I ...

Based on a couple of reviews that said this dish was bland, I made some modifications and the dish was delicious. I toasted some slivered almonds and added about 1 1/2 tsp. of Mrs. Dash seasoni...

For added zip, to the orange juice mixture, add on clove minced fresh garlic. Works very well.

Way too much rice for the rest of the ingredients. But rice was good and the left over portion will make another salad.

Great 'company' dish on a hot day. Served with BBQ chicken breast it made an awesome meal - highly recommend it!! The rice when cooling absorbs the orange juice and creates a really nice flavor.

I used white and wild rice (what I had in the pantry) and cooked it with a little butter and salt. I left out the spinach, orange and onion. Instead I used dried cranberries, apricots and golden...