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.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Imagine serving this salad along with your holiday turkey. A delightful twist on a real classic. The Test Kitchen


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.

Printable Recipe Card

About Cranberry Rice Salad

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




Show 76 Comments & Reviews

Starting The New Year With A Healthier Menu Recipe

Starting the New Year With a Healthier Menu

Kitchen Crew

January is a great time to reset eating habits and start the year with a healthier menu. Here are some recipes that are not only healthy but delicious. They'll definitely...

18 Delicious Ways To Eat More Cabbage This Year Recipe

18 Delicious Ways to Eat More Cabbage This Year

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Did you know that cabbage is the ultimate weight-loss food?! Only about 15 calories in one cup...so dress it up however you want (cough WITH THESE REALLY GOOD CABBAGE RECIPES...

How To Make Italian Sausage Spaghetti Squash Recipe

How to Make Italian Sausage Spaghetti Squash

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Love pasta but not the carbs? Then try roasted spaghetti squash the next time a pasta craving hits. Naturally gluten-free, it’s low in carbs and calories but full of vitamins....