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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 220.1
  • Total Fat: 2.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 14.8 mg
  • Sodium: 172.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 36.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.4 g
  • Protein: 14.5 g

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Tropical Fruit, Rice and Tuna Salad

Submitted by: NIKHATZ
Tropical Fruit, Rice and Tuna Salad

Introduction

Same old tuna salad—not! Albacore tuna partners with brown rice and three fruits that gets dressed with creamy yogurt. Same old tuna salad—not! Albacore tuna partners with brown rice and three fruits that gets dressed with creamy yogurt.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 cup water
    3/4 cup uncooked instant brown rice
    2/3 cup Yoplait® Fat Free plain yogurt or Yoplait® 99% Fat Free creamy vanilla yogurt
    1 can (8 oz) pineapple tidbits in juice, drained, 1 teaspoon juice reserved
    2 kiwifruit, peeled, sliced
    1 medium mango, peeled, seeded and chopped (about 1 cup)
    1 can (5 oz) white tuna in water, drained, flaked
    1 tablespoon coconut, toasted*

Directions

1. In 1-quart saucepan, heat water to boiling. 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. In medium bowl, mix rice, yogurt and reserved pineapple juice. Cover; 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. Store covered in refrigerator.
*To toast coconut, cook in ungreased heavy skillet over medium-low heat 6 to 14 minutes, stirring frequently until browning begins, then stirring constantly until golden brown.
Makes 4 servings.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NIKHATZ.






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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I have made something similar using ff ricotta cheese. Wonderful! - 1/24/09

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  • I thought it was a little bland. It's a great start, but just needs something else to "kick it up" a bit. Would love some suggestions. - 3/7/09

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I'm going to the store now to get the ingredients for this one! - 1/24/09

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