Cranberry Rice Salad

1
Marina Neff

By
@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.

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Rating:

★★★★★ 9 votes

Comments:
Serves:
10-12
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

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

How to Make Cranberry Rice Salad

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.

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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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