forgot password

encyclopedia of health Get your personal health analysis
Welcome to the Truestar Health Encyclopedia the most comprehensive information database available on health, wellness, food, nutrition, vitamins and supplements. Use of our encyclopedia will enable you to make well-informed, responsible decisions for the promotion of your own health and wellness.
Enter search items    

Brown Basmati Rice with Apples and Walnuts

Recipe Image

Serve this festive Fall salad with a cream of carrot soup for lunch or tofu cutlets and steamed greens for dinner. It would also be a good accompaniment to poached or steamed fish. Try packing leftovers the next day for lunch.

Preparation facts

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

Ingredients

1/3 cup (40g) walnuts

2 Tbs (30mL) extra virgin olive oil

Zest from one orange

1/2 cup (120mL) orange juice

2 Tbs (30mL) apple cider vinegar

1/2 tsp (3g) sea salt

1/4 tsp (1g) black pepper

1/4 tsp (0.5g) ground nutmeg

4 cups (800g) cooked brown basmati rice

1/2 cup (75g) dried cranberries

1 Jonagold apple, cut into 1/4-inch (1/2-cm) pieces

3 stalks of celery, cut into 1/4-inch (1/2-cm) slices

5 or 6 pale green celery leaves, chopped

4 sprigs parsley, chopped

Directions

Roast the walnuts in a preheated 350°F (175°C) oven for 5 to 7 minutes. Chop coarsely and set aside.

In a large bowl, combine the olive oil, orange zest, orange juice, vinegar, sea salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Mix well.

To this mixture, add the rice, cranberries, apple, celery, and celery leaves. Also add the parsley and chopped walnuts.

Toss all together until the salad is well-mixed.

Recipe by Mary Martha Shaw

Nutrition facts

Serving Size 1 serving
Calories 235
Calories from Fat 66 (28%)
% Daily Value*
12%Total Fat 8g
5%Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.3g
0%Cholesterol 0mg
6%Sodium 138mg
7%Potassium 262mg
13%Total Carbohydrate 40g
14%Dietary Fiber 3.5g
Sugars 14g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
8%Protein 4g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.
All Indexes
Health Issues Men's Health Women's Health
Health Centers Cold, Flu, Sinus, and Allergy Diabetes Digestive System Pain and Arthritis Sports Nutrition
Safetychecker by Drug by Herbal Remedy by Supplement
Homeopathy by Remedy
Herbal Remedies by Botanical Name
Integrative Options
Foodnotes Food Guide by Food Group Vitamin Guide
Become a Sales Superstar
Learn how to earn more by selling
more and closing with higher ratios