Cranberry Rice Salad

Marina Neff Recipe

By Marina Neff Kittiecooks

This sweet treat is great on a hot day when you're looking for something refreshing but not too heavy. It's so simple to make and you can doctor it up by adding different fruits to it as well.


Recipe Rating:
 9 Ratings
Serves:
10-12
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method:
Stove Top

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
Imagine serving this salad along with your holiday turkey. A delightful twist on a real classic.

Ingredients

2 c
cooked rice ,cooled
1/4 c
sugar
1
16 oz can whole berry cranberry sauce
1
20 oz can crushed pineapple or pineapple tidbits, drained
1
15 oz can of mandarine oranges, drained
1
container of cool whip
1 c
chopped walnuts
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Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl... reserving some of the mandarine oranges and chopped nuts as a garnish.
2
serve chilled over lettuce leaves or just spoon into dessert bowls and enjoy
3
*optional* can sub pecans or dry roasted cashews in place of walnuts... or can leave the nuts out entirely if you choose.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Collection: Rice Reinventions
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy