Turkey rice salad

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Turkey, Broccoli & Pineapple Salad – Healthy meal prep dish

Stay fit, healthy while still enjoying your food with our Turkey, Broccoli & Pineapple Salad. The perfect addition to any mid-week meal or weekend celebration.

Turkey rice salad

Image: DNAfit

During summer, you’re not just looking after yourself more with less food and more exercise, but looking to eat lighter food. We tend to go for comfort food during winter which is richer and fills the stomach up more. You want a lighter meal, a salad which still has all of the nutrients you want in each meal of the day. Our Turkey, Broccoli & Pineapple Salad is all of these things and more. With lots of veggies, fruit, turkey and rice, you have a full meal waiting for you.

Turkey is a very lean source of protein while broccoli adds loads of iron and other great nutrients. Pineapple as a citrus fruit keeps the bugs away with lots of Vitamin C. Bell peppers provide colour, flavour and more vitamins and minerals as the rice completes the carbs in the meal. It’s a light salad you can eat individually but you can easily make a big batch for sides at your next summer braai. One serving is 327 calories which means that it’s a great meal if you’re looking after your food intake.

Stay fit, healthy while still enjoying your food with our Turkey, Broccoli & Pineapple Salad. Get your meal preparation ready this week.

Turkey, Broccoli & Pineapple Salad Recipe

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Recipe by DNAfit Course: MainCuisine: GlobalDifficulty: Easy
Servings

2

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

10

minutes
Resting Time

30

minutes
Total time

20

minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 small Lime

  • 4 tsp Extra virgin olive oil

  • ¼ cup Basmati rice

  • 180 g Boneless turkey breast

  • 1 medium Red bell pepper

  • ½ cup Pineapple, chopped

  • 1 cup Broccoli, chopped

Method

  • Mix the lime juice with 1 tsp oil. Pour over the turkey and leave to marinate for 30 minutes.
  • Cook the rice as instructed by the package. Drain and leave to cool while you cook the turkey. Over a medium heat cook the turkey for 4 minutes on each side, until cooked through.
  • Combine the cooled rice with the pineapple, broccoli and bell pepper. Slice the turkey and serve with the basmati rice salad.

Notes

  • Nutritional Information (per serving):
    Energy:  1370kJ (327 calories)
    Carbohydrates: 25g
    Fibre: 5g
    Protein: 22g
    Fat: 17g

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