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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Wild Rice-Turkey Salad

Categories: Diabetic, Salads, Poultry, Rice
      Yield: 4 servings

    1/2 c  Wild rice;                                 1/4 c  Green onions; chopped
  1 1/2 c  Water;                                      1/4 c  Olive oil;
      2 c  Turkey; cooked chopped              2 tb Red or white wine vinegar;
      1 c  Celery; chopped                        1/4 ts Black pepper;
    1/2 c  Sweet red pepper; Chopped         1/4 ts Ground nutmeg;
           -(optional)                                   2 tb Fresh parsley leaves;
    1/3 c  Raisins;                                                        -chopped
      1    Apple; chopped                           Chopped pecans; for garnish

  Cook the rice in the water until tender, about 50 minutes.  Cut the
  turkey into bite-size pieces.  Combine all the ingredients ina bowl
  and toss. cover and chill until ready to serve.  Sprinkle on the
  pecans just before serving.
 
  1/4 recipe = 422 calories 3 lean meat, 1 bread, 1 1/2 fruit, 2 fat
  exchanges 42 grams carbohydrate, 24 grams protein, 18 grams fat 344 mg
  sodium, 503 mg potassium, 54 mg cholesterol
 
  Source:  Am. Diabetes Assoc. Holiday Cookbook by Betty Wedman, 1986
  Shared but not tested by Elizabeth Rodier, Nov 93
 
  My note:  I'd probably make this with regular rice, vegetable oil,
  regular vinegar (or a lower calorie dressing), 2 tsp dry parsley and
  chopped almonds.

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