Healthy Recipes

Salmon-Rice Salad with Dilled Cucumber Dressing

cucumber slicesStay cool as a cucumber with this refreshing and oh so easy main course salad!

Ingredients:

  • Dilled Cucumber Dressing (see directions below)
  • 2 medium cucumbers, thinly sliced
  • 1 can (15.5 ounces) salmon, drained and flaked
  • 1 cup cold cooked wild rice
  • 1/2 cup cold cooked white rice
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions with tops
  • 12 cherry tomatoes, cut into halves

Prepare Dilled Cucumber Dressing.  Arrange cucumber slices, overlapping edges, in circle on each of 4 plates.  Toss together salmon, wild rice, white rice, green onions, and cherry tomatoes; spoon into center of cucumbers.  Spoon Dilled Cucumber Dressing over salads. Cover and refrigerate until chilled.

Dilled Cucumber Dressing:

  • 1 cup plain nonfat yogurt
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped cucumber
  • 2 Tablespoons low fat mayonnaise
  • 1 Tablespoon snipped fresh dill weed (or 1 tsp. dried)
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder

Place all ingredients in blender.  Cover and blend at high speed until smooth (about 15 seconds).

Makes 4 servings
Per serving:

  • 315 calories
  • 10 g fat
  • 26 g carbohydrate
  • 1 g fiber
  • 31 g protein
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