Have a Plant: Fruits & Veggies for Better Health

Make This Plate: Asparagus, Mandarin Orange, Chicken and Rice Salad

Make Half Your Plate Fruits & Veggies

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Make this Chicken & Rice Salad Plate
Asparagus, Mandarin Orange, Chicken and Rice Salad Get Recipe
Non-fat Milk

California Asparagus Commission

Plate Cost for 4 People
$13.57 ($3.39/serving)*

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Fruits & Veggies per Serving
2 Cups

Featured Recipe
Asparagus, Mandarin Orange, Chicken and Rice Salad
Recipe Cost for 4 People: $12.57 ($3.14/serving)*

Nutrition Info
Calories: 520
Total Fat: 11g
Saturated Fat: 2g
% of Calories from Fat: 19%
% Calories from Sat Fat: 2%
Protein: 42g
Carbohydrates: 63g
Cholesterol: 75mg
Dietary Fiber: 6g
Sodium: 410mg

MyPlate Contributions
Vegetables
Fruit
Grain
Protein
Dairy
1½ cups
½ cup
1½ oz
3 oz
1 cup

Each Serving Provides: An excellent source of protein, fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin D, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B6, folate, vitamin B12, pantothenic acid, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, zinc, iodine and copper, and a good source of vitamin E and iron.

Learn More About Asparagus
See Nutrition Info, Selection & Storage Tips

Learn More About Mandarin Orange
See Nutrition Info, Selection & Storage Tips
Grocery List for this Meal

 
Fresh Produce   1 pound fresh asparagus
Canned   2 11-oz cans mandarin oranges
Meat/Poultry   12 oz. cooked chicken breast, cut into chunks
Pasta/Grains   Instant brown rice to make 3 cups cooked
Baking, Oils, Condiments   Olive oil
Rice vinegar
Soy sauce
     

Healthy Resources

CalAsparagus.com
ChooseMyPlate.gov

*Retail prices, Boulder, Colorado, and online, Spring 2015.

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