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    Southern Red Rice and Pecan Salad

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    1 hrs 10 mins

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    1 hrs 10 mins

    That is Dr House to you's Note:

    Use wehani rice. Wonderful as filing for avocado halves.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Rinse both rices together in a sieve. In large saucepan, combine rice, 1/2 teaspoon salt, oregano, thyme and 3 1/2 cups water. Cover and bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low and simmer until rice is tender and water is absorbed, about 45 minutes.
    2. 2
      Preheat oven to 350°F Spread pecans in small baking pan and bake until toasted and fragrant, stirring once, about 7 minutes. Set aside to cool.
    3. 3
      In large shallow serving bowl, whisk together vinegar, oil, remaining salt, pepper and cayenne. Add scallions, tomatoes, celery, bell pepper, currants and parsley and mix well.
    4. 4
      When rice is done, remove from heat and let stand, covered, 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork and stir into vegetable mixture. Chill at least 15 minutes.
    5. 5
      Just before serving, stir in toasted pecans and garnish with avocado slices.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 06, 2013

      55

      Loved it! A wonderful cold rice salad with a delightful combination of colors, tastes, and textures. This recipe is very lowfat and full of things that are good for you, but it's just plain delicious. I served this for dinner with pork loin but look forward to leftovers in my lunch this week. Wehani rice is a product from Lundberg, mine was sold as Christmas rice. It's a red, nutty, whole grain rice, very delicious and pairs nicely with brown rice. You could use all brown rice in this recipe, if needed. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

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    Nutritional Facts for Southern Red Rice and Pecan Salad

    Serving Size: 1 (132 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 354.4
     
    Calories from Fat 189
    53%
    Total Fat 21.0 g
    32%
    Saturated Fat 2.2 g
    11%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 408.8 mg
    17%
    Total Carbohydrate 39.8 g
    13%
    Dietary Fiber 5.3 g
    21%
    Sugars 11.5 g
    46%
    Protein 5.6 g
    11%

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    wehani rice

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