When you're looking for a no-fuss side dish to take to a potluck, picnic or barbecue, consider this refreshing make-ahead salad with wild rice and apples. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Ingredients

Directions

  • Cook rice mix according to package directions, except omit the butter.

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  • Meanwhile, in a large bowl, toss apple slices with orange juice and vinegar. Add grapes, raisins, cilantro, oil, and pepper. Stir in rice. Cover and chill for 2 to 12 hours.

  • To serve, if desired, stir in pecans.

Tips

Tip: To toast whole nuts or large pieces, spread in a shallow baking pan lined with parchment paper. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 5 to 10 minutes or until golden, shaking pan once or twice.

Nutrition Facts

230 calories; 3.9 g total fat; 0.5 g saturated fat; 588 mg sodium. 162 mg potassium; 46.4 g carbohydrates; 3 g fiber; 7 g sugar; 5.1 g protein; 212 IU vitamin a iu; 14 mg vitamin c; 1 mcg folate; 47 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 8 mg magnesium;