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Scandinavian Rice Salad

http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/scandinavian_rice_salad.html

From EatingWell:  May/June 1995

Serve this Scandinavian-inspired salad for lunch on the patio, accompanied by some good rye bread or rye crisps.

4 servings, a generous 1 cup each | Active Time: 25 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour

Ingredients

Preparation

  1. Bring water to a boil in a saucepan. Stir in rice and 1/2 teaspoon of the salt, reduce heat to maintain a gentle simmer and cover pan tightly. Cook until the rice is tender and has absorbed the water, 30 to 40 minutes. Rinse the rice under cold water until cool.
  2. Combine the rice with peas, cucumber, dill, scallions and smoked salmon in a serving bowl.
  3. Whisk together yogurt, oil, lemon zest and juice, pepper and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt In a small bowl,; pour over the salad and stir to combine.

Nutrition

Per serving : 269 Calories; 9 g Fat; 1 g Sat; 6 g Mono; 3 mg Cholesterol; 41 g Carbohydrates; 9 g Protein; 5 g Fiber; 576 mg Sodium; 141 mg Potassium

2 1/2 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 2 1/2 starch, 1/2 lean meat, 1 fat

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