Ham and Rice Salad with Almonds Recipe

Looking for an easy Ham and Rice Salad with almonds recipe? Learn how to make Ham and Rice Salad with almonds using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jalynne01

Makes 9 servings



Simple ham and rice salad, great for a picnic.

Recipe Ingredients for Ham and Rice Salad with almonds

2 cups long-grain white rice
1 tsp. salt
1/2 c slivered almonds
1 tbsp. lemon juice
2 1/2 tsp. dijon mustard
1/2 tsp. pepper
6 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 pound cooked ham
3/4 c. red bell pepper
1/3 c. chopped basil
1/3 c. finely chopped red onion

Recipe Directions for Ham and Rice Salad with almonds

  1. In a medium pot, combine the rice with 2 cups water and 1/2 tsp. salt. Bring to a boil, then reduce to low heat, covere, and simmer for 20 minutes. Remove the pot from the heat and let stand, still covered, for ten minutes. Fluff the rice then let it cool, uncovered.

  2. In a medium skillet over medium heat, toast the almonds until golden, tossing occasionally, 3 to 4 minutes.

  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, mustard, the remaining 1/2 tsp. salt, and the pepper. Whisk in the oil gradually, tablespoon by tablespoon.

  4. In a large bowl, toss the rice with the dressing, almonds, ham, red pepper, basil, and onion. Taste and adjust seasonings. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Categories

Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 97.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
307
Calories from Fat
127
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
14.1g
22%
Saturated Fat
2.3g
11%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
14mg
5%
Sodium
607mg
25%
Potassium
187mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
36.2g
12%
Dietary Fiber
1.8g
7%
Sugars
0.8g
Protein
8.5g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 4% Iron 13%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Very low in sugar
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