Orange Apricot Rice Salad

Recipe by PaulaG
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • Dressing
  • 14
    teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1
    teaspoon orange zest
  • 2
    tablespoons orange juice
  • 1
    tablespoon olive oil
  • 1
    tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • Salad
  • 3
    cups cold cooked rice (I use brown rice.)
  • 1
    cup baby spinach leaves, losely packed and torn into bite-size pieces
  • 12
    cup chopped dried apricot
  • 3
    green onions, sliced
  • pine nuts, toasted
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix all ingredients for the dressing together and set aside.
  • In large bowl add all the salad ingredients, except pine nuts.
  • Pour dressing over rice mixture tossing to coat.
  • Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving.
  • Sprinkle with toasted pine nuts and serve.
  • The cooking time does not include the time to prepare the rice, it is the refrigeration time needed for salad.
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