Why is this italian rice salad with tuna so good for summer?
Calories: 326kcal Carbohydrates: 34g Protein: 6g Fat: 18g Saturated Fat: 3g Cholesterol: 7mg Sodium: 304mg Potassium: 215mg Fiber: 2g Sugar: 2g Vitamin A: 775IU Vitamin C: 28mg Calcium: 70mg Iron: 1.2mg
Unlike a standard green salad, this rice salad bowl will keep you feeling full for longer.How? Weve added MinuteÂ® Ready to Serve Brown & Wild Rice to white beans and tuna for a bowl thats heartier than your average salad. The combination of whole grain rice and beans makes a plant-based complete protein. When combined with tuna, this dish is a power-packed rice bowl thats perfect for lunch or dinner.
With Minute Ready to Serve Rice cups, organizing your weekly meals is easy! Pick up a few varieties of Minute Ready to Serve Rice and try to match up meal ideas with similar ingredients. Make Chicken and Basmati Lettuce Cups for one meal and save the extra lettuce for this rice salad bowl. Or, check out our list of other meals you can make in the microwaveto help you prep for the whole week. Next, try a Red Beans and Rice vegan option.
A portion of this salad works out at only 371 calories per serving and 3.5g of fat ideal if youre trying to be good or youre on a diet. This recipe is packed full of protein not only from the tuna but from the kidney beans too, meaning it should keep you fuller for longer.
It is a great side dish or lunch recipe. It is really easy to make and adjustable to your liking. You can eat it warm or cold. Ready to learn how you can make this rice salad recipe? Lad os komme igang!
How to store rice salad with tuna?
For this rice salad, the best rice to use is arborio or carnaroli, or any Italian short-grain rice they cook well and keep their shape and texture, and have lots of starch to give the salad a nice texture.
What can you add to italian rice salad?
Making this tuna rice salad ahead of time is easy! Just make the salad up to the step where the mayo is added. Do not add the mayo! Store in the fridge until youre ready to serve it. Then add the mayo mix it in, and serve!
How long does rice salad last in the fridge?
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This Tuna Rice Salad with tuna is a staple in Italy. Eaten cold, it's a refreshing dish, especially come summer time. The flavors of the mixed vegetables, tuna and ham are an unexpected combination but work beautifully together.
Two simple pantry itemsoil-packed tuna and riceform the backbone of this healthy and versatile salad. Stir in briny chopped olives, sweet sun-dried tomatoes, and tart vinegar and serve this salad over a bed of salad greens, stuffed into a pita, or rolled up in lavash for an easy lunch or picnic dish.