Holiday Rice Salad

Number of Servings: 8 (231 g)
Active Time: 15 min.
Total Time: 1 hour
Holiday Rice Salad

This light and refreshing salad will satisfy your family and friends at the holidays.

Tip: To toast the pecans, place in a dry, non-stick skillet over medium heat and toast until fragrant, stirring often (3-4 minutes).


  • 2 cups brown rice
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. cider vinegar
  • Pepper to taste
  • ⅛ tsp. nutmeg
  • Zest and juice of 1 orange
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • 1 apple, cored and chopped
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 4 parsley sprigs, chopped
  • ¼ cup chopped pecans, toasted


  1. Cook rice according to package directions.
  2. Whisk together olive oil, vinegar, pepper, nutmeg, orange zest, and juice.
  3. Toss with remaining ingredients and serve warm. For make ahead, chill for up to 3 days.

Nutrition Facts

8 servings per container

Serving Size 231 g

Amount per serving
Calories 265
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.5g 7%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 4%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 15mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 50g 18%
Dietary Fiber 4.5g 16%
Total Sugars 10g
Includes 5g Added Sugars 10%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 1g
Protein 4g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 29.5mg 2%
Iron 1.1mg 6%
Potassium 240mg 6%
Vitamin A 7.6mcg 0%
Vitamin C 9.3mg 10%
Vitamin E 0.7mg 4%
Vitamin K 14.4mcg 10%
Thiamin 0.2mg 15%
Riboflavin 0mg 4%
Niacin 3.2mg 20%
Vitamin B6 0.3mg 15%
Folate 17.9mcg 4%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 1.8mcg 6%
Chloride 0.6mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.7mg 15%
Phosphorus 141.4mg 10%
Iodine 0.2mcg 0%
Magnesium 79.1mg 20%
Zinc 1.2mg 10%
Selenium 11.4mcg 20%
Copper 0.2mg 20%
Manganese 1.9mg 80%
Chromium 1.1mcg 4%
Molybdenum 1.8mcg 4%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Brown Rice, Apples, Celery, Orange Juice, Sweetened Dried Cranberries (cranberries, Sugar, Sunflower Oil (adds A Trivial Amount Of Fat)), Cider Vinegar, Pecans, Olive Oil, Orange Zest, Parsley, Ground Nutmeg.

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