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BASIL RICE SALAD

BASIL RICE SALAD
Yield: 6 servings (1/2 cup rice, 1/2 cup vegetables and beans)

INGREDIENTS

– 3 cups cooked rice
– 1/2 cup diced carrots
– 2 medium tomatoes, diced
– 1 cup canned kidney beans, drained
– 2 green onions, minced

Dressing:

– 2 tablespoons lemon juice
– 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
– 1/4 cup olive oil
– 1/4 cup minced basil
– 2 tablespoons minced Italian parsley
– 2 teaspoons sugar
– Fresh ground pepper and salt to taste

DIRECTIONS

Combine the salad ingredients in a large bowl.

In a separate bowl, whisk together the dressing ingredients.

Add dressing to salad and toss well. Chill for 1-2 hours.
Serve cold.

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December 13, 2006 Posted by | Famous Recipes, Food, Lunch, Recipe, Recipes, Rice, Salad Recipes, Summer Recipes, Vegetable Recipes, Vegetables | Leave a comment