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Tropical Fruit, Rice and Tuna Salad

Tropical Fruit, Rice and Tuna Salad
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 3 hr 40 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 4

Same old tuna salad- No! Tuna partners with brown rice and three fruits that get dressed-up with creamy yogurt. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1
cup water
3/4
cup uncooked instant brown rice
1/2
cup vanilla low-fat yogurt
1
can (8 ounces) pineapple tidbits in juice, drained and 1 teaspoon juice reserved
2
kiwifruit, peeled and sliced
1
medium mango, peeled, seeded and chopped (about 1 cup)
1
can (6 ounces) white tuna in water, drained and flaked
1
tablespoon coconut, toasted*

Directions

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  • 1
    Heat water to boiling in 1-quart saucepan. Stir in rice; reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer 10 minutes. Uncover; cool 15 minutes. Refrigerate at least 1 hour or until cold.
  • 2
    Mix rice, yogurt and reserved pineapple juice in medium bowl. Cover and refrigerate 1 to 2 hours to blend flavors.
  • 3
    Cut kiwifruit slices into fourths. Gently stir kiwifruit, pineapple, mango and tuna into rice mixture. Sprinkle with coconut.

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Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
Calories from Fat
20
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
3%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
170mg
7%
Potassium
470mg
13%
Total Carbohydrate
47g
16%
Dietary Fiber
5g
21%
Sugars
24g
Protein
15g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
100%
100%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • Same old tuna salad- No! Tuna partners with brown rice and three fruits that get dressed-up with creamy yogurt.

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