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Albacore Tuna and Basmati Rice Spring Salad Recipe

High Protein

Albacore Tuna and Basmati Rice Spring Salad Recipe

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  • Easy & Healthy
  • Seafood
  • Salads
  • Ready Rice
  • Quick & Easy
  • Nutritious Start
  • Microwave
  • High Protein
  • 5 - 15 MIN
Albacore Tuna and Basmati Rice Spring Salad Recipe
  • Servings
    4
  • Prep
    15 minutes
  • Fresh

    Fresh

About This Dish

This refreshing Mediterranean-influenced salad, features aromatic rice and meaty chunks of tuna atop crisp spring lettuces. Serve as a main or side dish.

Ingredients

  • One 8.5-ounce package UNCLE BEN’S® READY RICE® Basmati
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrot
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 1/4 cup chopped mint
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest (optional)
  • One 5-ounce can Bumble Bee® Solid White Albacore Tuna in Water, drained
  • 4 cups (about 4 ounces) spring mix salad 

Instructions

  1. Cook the rice according to package instructions. Pour the rice into a medium bowl and let cool while preparing the dressing.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk the lemon juice and olive oil together; Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Add the carrot, peas, mint, lemon zest, if desired, and tuna to the rice. Pour the dressing over the mixture and toss.
  4. Serve over lettuce greens with lemon wedges.   

Nutrition

Amount per serving (4 total)

Calories: 300
Total Fat: 15g 23%
Saturated Fat: 2.5g 13%
Trans Fat: 0
Sodium: 290mg 12%
Carbohydrates: 27g 9%
Dietary Fiber: 4g 16%
Sugars: 2g
Protein: 12g
 
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