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California Rice Salad

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"Great for a pot luck, picnic, or barbecue, this rice salad with pineapple, arugula, and crumbled bacon will be a favorite."
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30 m servings 348
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Prepare rice according to package directions.
  2. Drain pineapple; reserve 1/4 cup juice.
  3. Combine rice, pineapple chunks, arugula, bacon and onion in large bowl.
  4. Whisk together olive oil, reserved juice and mustard in small bowl. Add salt and pepper to taste. Pour over rice mixture; toss to evenly coat.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 348 calories; 17.5 39.5 7.3 14 360 Full nutrition

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We were picnicking from a cooler, so we needed a hefty, filling side dish that could be eaten cold. This was flavorful, fresh, and super easy to make (we just bought bacon bits which made it eve...

I absolutely loved this! They were giving away samples of this at my local grocery store. I promptly bought all the ingredients & ran home & made it. Now I make it with pineapple tidbits ... jus...

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We did a combo of red and yellow rice....don't use minute rice...our combo was great..its was a great side dish.