Fruit and Cream Rice Salad
Make A Joyful Table p.123
This kissing cousin of rice pudding is downright delectable, and delivers tons of flavor in every bite. It appeals equally to young childdren and the grown-ups who still love its cold, creamy comfort!
1 (4-serving) package Jello sugar-free instant vanilla pudding mix
2/3 cup Carnation Nonfat Dry Milk Powder
2 cups (one 16-oz can) fruit cocktail, packed in fruit juice, drained, and 1/2 cup liquid reserved
1 cup (one 8-ox can) crushed pineapple, pack in fruit juice, drained, and 1/3 cup liquid reserved
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup Coiol Whip Free
1 1/2 cups cold cooked rice
3 maraschino cherries, halved
In a large bowl, combine dry pudding mix and dry milk powder. Add reserved fruit liquids and water. Mix will using a wire whisk. Blend in Cool Whip Free. Add fruit cocktail and pineapple. Mix well to combine. Fold in rice. Evenly spoon mixture into 6 salad dishes. Top each with a maraschino cheery half. Refigerate for at least 30 ninutes.
Hint: 1 cup uncooked rice usually cooks to about 1 1/2 cups.
Serves 6 - each serving equals:
HE: 1 Fr, 1/2 Br, 1/3 SM, 1/4 Sl, 12 OC
160 cal, 0g Fa, 4g Pr, 36g Caeb, 269mg So, 108mg Ca, 1g Fi
Diabetic: 1 fruit, 1 starch/ carbohydrate
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| current weight: 134.0