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Rice Salad With Pesto Dressing

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Ingredients
  Dry basil 1 Tablespoon
  Shredded parmesan cheese/Grated 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Olive oil/Salad oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Mushrooms 1⁄4 Pound, thinly sliced
  Sliced pimento 2 Ounce, drained (1 Jar)
  Cold cooked rice 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Green pepper 1 , seeded and diced
  Canned green chili 1 , seeded and finely chopped
  Salt To Taste
  Romaine leaves 4
  Green pepper rings 4
Directions

In a blender, combine basil, cheese, and lemon juice.
With blender whirling on lowest speed, slowly pour in oil to make a creamy-smooth mixture.
Place mushrooms in a bowl.
Coarsely chop pimento (reserve a few strips for garnish); add to mushrooms with rice, green pepper, and chili.
Pour over dressing, toss gently; add salt to taste.
Cover and chill.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Ingredient: 
Rice
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy

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