Red Rice Salad



By: SHELLY ARBIB  
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Red Rice Salad

 

This hearty vegetarian dish is made with red and white rice which creates a colorful and delicious Mediterranean salad.   

 

Ingredients:

 

1 cup white basmati rice, rinsed thoroughly (¼ cup veggie oil, ½ tsp salt and 1½ cups water for cooking)

 

1 cup red rice, rinsed thoroughly (¼ cup veggie oil, ½ tsp salt and 2½ cups water for cooking)

 

1 of yellow, green and orange bell pepper, sliced into ½ inch thick slices, 1-2 inch long

 

1 red onion, sliced into ½ inch thick slices, 1-2 inch long

 

½ cup cilantro, chopped 1/3 cup olive oil

 

3 tbsp lemon juice

 

1 tsp Dijon mustard

 

2 garlic cloves, grated

 

¼ tsp cayanne pepper

 

½ tsp salt

 

½ tsp black pepper

 

Preparation:

 

Heat veggie oil in a small pot, add white rice, salt and stir. Add water and stir. When boiling, cover pot immediately and cook on simmer heat for 15 minutes. Heat veggie oil in a small pot, add red rice, salt and stir. Add water and stir. When boiling, cover pot immediately and cook on low-simmer heat for 60 minutes. Add yellow, green and orange peppers into a large bowl. Add red onion, cilantro and set aside. Into a small bowl, add olive oil, lemon juice, dijon mustard, garlic, cayanne pepper, salt and black pepper. Whisk well. When white and red rice are cooked, transfer both into a large serving bowl. Add sauce into salad and mix well. Transfer salad onto rice, mix well and serve.

 

Note: Do not open lid while cooking rice



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