Hot German Rice Salad
Hot and hearty fried rice and raisins make a warm salad or side dish.
- 6 strips bacon, diced
- 1/4 cup bacon drippings
- 1/4 cup cider vinegar
- 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2 tablespoons chopped onion
- 1/2 teaspoon celery seed
- 3/4 cup California golden raisins
- 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
- 1/4 cup chopped pimiento
- 2 1/2 cups hot cooked brown rice
- 3 cups prewashed spinach leaves
- 2 hard-cooked eggs, cut in wedges
Fry bacon in skillet until crisp. Drain, reserving 1/4 cup drippings in skillet. Crumble bacon and set aside. Add vinegar, brown sugar, salt, onion and celery seed to skillet all at once. Cook, stirring, until sugar is dissolved; remove from heat. Stir in raisins, green pepper and pimiento. Combine with hot rice and crumbled bacon; toss lightly. Line serving dish or individual salad plates with spinach leaves and spoon rice mixture on top. Garnish with egg.
Nutrition Facts Per Serving
Calories 430 (51% from fat); Total Fat 25g (sat 10g, mono 11g, poly 3g, trans 0g ); Cholesterol 95mg; Protein 7g; Carbohydrate 47g; (Dietary Fiber 3g; Sugars 24g; ); Iron 2mg; Sodium 480mg; Calcium 57mg; Potassium 430mg
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