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.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

35 mins
2 hrs 35 mins


Ingredient Checklist


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

  • 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.


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; protein 5.1g 10% DV; carbohydrates 46.4g 15% DV; exchange other carbs 3; dietary fiber 3g 12% DV; sugars 6.7g; fat 3.9g 6% DV; saturated fat 0.5g 2% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 212.4IU 4% DV; vitamin c 14.3mg 24% DV; folate 1.4mcg; calcium 47.1mg 5% DV; iron 0.8mg 4% DV; magnesium 8.2mg 3% DV; potassium 161.5mg 5% DV; sodium 587.7mg 24% DV.