Wild Rice, Sweet Potato, Turkey and Avo Salad

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Wild Rice, Sweet Potato, Turkey and Avo Salad
Nutrition Facts
1 serving per container
Serving size 1 serving (204g)
Amount Per Serving 4-6
Calories 390
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 20%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 12%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 20mg 6%
Sodium 630mg 27%
Total Carbohydrates 49g 18%
Dietary Fiber 9g 32%
Total Sugars 7g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 18g 0%
Vitamin A 0mg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0.04mg 0%
Calcium 60mg 4%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 840mg 20%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contriburtes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Wild rice, dried cranberries, sweet potato and turkey make this salad the perfect addition to your Thanksgiving or holiday meals. Bursting with fall flavors, this unique avocado and rice salad is both colorful and flavorful.

Ingredients

  • 1 c. wild rice, rinsed
  • 1 ea. large sweet potato, peeled and diced
  • 1/4 c. dried cranberries
  • 2 c. cooked turkey meat, diced
  • 1 ea. Avocado From Mexico, halved, pitted, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 c. red bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 1/2 c. celery, finely chopped
  • 6 ea. scallions, white and light green parts only, thinly sliced
  • 2 T. Sherry vinegar
  • 2 T. vegetable oil
  • 2 T. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 t. kosher salt
  • 1/4 t. freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. In a saucepan, bring 4 cups salted water to a boil. Add rice, stir, cover, bring to a boil again, cover and reduce heat to low. Cook for 25 to 30 minutes or until tender and grains barely starting to open. Drain, rinse with cold water, drain. Set aside.
  2. In same saucepan, bring more water to a boil over medium-high heat, add diced sweet potato and cook until soft and tender, about 10 to 12 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in a large mixing bowl, whisk the sherry vinegar with the oils, salt and pepper.
  4. Incorporate the cranberries and let them sit in the vinaigrette, while you assemble the rest of the ingredients.
  5. Add the rice, sweet potato, turkey, avocado, red bell pepper, celery and half the scallions and toss well. Taste for salt, add more if need be. Garnish with rest of the scallions and serve.

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Nutrition Facts
Wild Rice, Sweet Potato, Turkey and Avo Salad
Amount Per Serving 4-6
Calories 390 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 20%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 12%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 20mg 6%
Sodium 630mg 27%
Total Carbohydrates 49g 18%
Dietary Fiber 9g 32%
Total Sugars 7g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 18g 0%
Vitamin A 0mg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0.04mg 0%
Calcium 60mg 4%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 840mg 20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Did you know the avocado is a fruit, not a vegetable? Learn more about the amazing avocado, including its rich history, cultural impact and tasty ways to eat this delicious superfood in guacamole as well as other dishes!

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