Mediterranean Rice Salad

Ingredients

3 cups brown rice, instant
2 1/2 cups water
1 1/2 cups black beans, cooked drained and rinsed
2 cups cucumbers quartered & sliced
1 cup tomato chopped
1/2 cup red onion chopped
1/4 cup parsley chopped
3/4 cup Italian salad dressing, fatfree/Wishbone
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar white
1 tablespoon olive oil

Preparation

1
Add instant rice to boiling water. Lower heat, stir, and cover pot. Cook over low heat for 5 minutes. Take pan off heat, stir, replace cover, and let sit for 5 minutes. Allow rice to cool.
2
Add beans, cucumbers, tomato, onion, and parsley. Mix.
3
Add dressing, vinegar, and olive oil. Toss to coat. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Refrigerate.
4
NOTES : Use 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed.
5
Add 3/4 pound smoked turkey, cut into 1/2-inch dice, for a main-dish salad.
6
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Yield:

8.0 servings

Added:

Monday, November 30, 2009 - 12:22pm

Creator:

Anonymous

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