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Brown Rice & Bean Salad With Mustard Maple Dressing

Yields1 ServingPrep Time15 mins

This earthy, tasty salad is filling, easy to make and stores well. The brown rice, apples and beans offer a healthy dose of fibre that is sure to keep you satisfied.

Brown Rice and Bean Salad With Mustard Maple Dressing

Ingredients
 19 oz mixed cooked beans, drained and rinsed
 2 cups cooked brown rice
 1 medium Gala apple, chopped
 ¼ cup old white cheddar cheese, cubed
 ¼ cup dried cranberries
 ¼ cup walnut pieces
 ¼ cup mayonnaise
 2 Tbsp canola oil
 2 Tbsp Dijon mustard
 1 Tbsp maple syrup
Instructions
1

In a medium mixing bowl combine beans, rice, apple, cheese, cranberries and walnuts; set aside.

2

In a small mixing bowl, combine mayonnaise, canola oil, mustard and maple syrup, mixing well.

3

Pour dressing over salad and stir to coat. Serve immediately or store covered in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.

Substitutions
4

Substitute the Gala apple for a Granny Smith apple. Substitute dried cranberries for dried apricot pieces. Substitute walnut pieces for unsalted sunflower seeds.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1/2 cup (125 ML)


Amount Per Serving
Calories 230
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g17%

Saturated Fat 2.5g13%
Cholesterol 10mg4%
Sodium 140mg6%
Total Carbohydrate 26g9%

Dietary Fiber 5g20%
Sugars 5g
Protein 6g12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.