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Chilled Cajun Red Beans And Rice

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Ingredients
  Canned red kidney beans 15 Ounce (1 can)
  Reduced calorie italian salad dressing 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Water 3 Tablespoon
  Vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Paprika 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Red pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dried whole thyme 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dried whole oregano 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Parboiled rice 1 Cup (16 tbs), cooked without salt or fat, chilled
  Sliced celery 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Chopped onion 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Chopped tomato 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) In a colander, place the kidney beans.
2) Rinse the beans in cold rap water for 1 minute.
3) Drain the beans by placing the colander aside.

MAKING
4) In a jar, add dressing and next 7 ingredients.
5) Cover the lid tightly and shake vigorously.
6) Place the dressing in refrigerator to chill for 2 hours.
7) In a bowl, add reserved kidney beans, reserved chilled dressing, and remaining ingredients.
8) Gently toss all ingredients.
9) Cover with lid and place inside refrigerator for 8 hours or over-night.

SERVING
10) Serve the salad by seasoning with freshly ground black pepper.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Tossed
Dish: 
Salad
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Bean
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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