Cranberry Rice Salad

Marina Neff


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.

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30 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


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  • 2 c
    cooked rice ,cooled
  • 1/4 c
  • 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

How to Make Cranberry Rice Salad


  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.

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About Cranberry Rice Salad

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

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