California Rice Salad

California Rice Salad

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"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 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 348 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 17.5 g
  • 27%
  • Carbs:
  • 39.5g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 7.3 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 14 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 425 mg
  • 17%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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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.


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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.

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