Soups & Salads

Caesar Rice Salad

Prep Time: 10 min  |  Cook Time: 25 min  |  Servings: 4  |  Calories: 419
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Caesar Rice Salad
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
25 min
Servings
4
Calories
419

Make this deliciously filling salad next time you want to eat something healthy and wholesome. You’ll be surprised how wonderful rice mixes into a Caesar salad with notes from garlic and savory flavors of rice cooked in chicken broth. Topping this salad with Sargento® Shredded 6 Cheese Italian along with Caesar dressing brings everything together right there on your plate!

Ingredients
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup uncooked converted white rice
  • 2-1/4 cups low sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • 2/3 cup Caesar or Italian salad dressing
  • 4 cups sliced romaine lettuce
  • 2 cups (8 oz.) Sargento® Shredded 6 Cheese Italian, divided
  • 1/2 cup garlic croutons
  • Pepper (optional)
Directions
  1. Heat oil in medium saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic; cook 1 minute. Stir in rice to coat with oil. Add broth; heat to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 20 minutes or until most liquid is absorbed. Let stand 5 minutes.
  2. Cool rice to room temperature in large bowl. Stir in salad dressing, lettuce and 1-1/2 cups cheese. Top with croutons and remaining cheese. Serve with freshly ground pepper, if desired

Serving Size 4

Calories 419

*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 17.70g 27%
Sat. Fat 8.00g 43%
Mono Unsat. Fat 5.90g
Poly Unsat. Fat 0.90g
Cholesterol 37mg 13%
Sodium 536mg 22%
Amount/Serving%DV*
Total Carbohydrate 46g 15%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 0g
Protein 20g
Amount/Serving%DV*
Vitamin A 410RE
Vitamin C 3mg 5%
Calcium 463mg 43%
Iron 2mg 11%