You are here

Insalata Di Riso

Western.Chefs's picture
Ingredients
  Raw long grain rice 2 Pound
  Green olives 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Ripe black olives 1 Cup (16 tbs) (preferably Gaeta)
  Gruyere cheese 7 Ounce, diced
  Cooked ham 7 Ounce, cut into thick slices and diced
  Roasted red peppers 7 Ounce, cut into thin strips
  Ripe tomatoes 7 Ounce, skinned and diced
  Chopped gherkins To Taste
For dressing
  Extra virgin olive oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Fresh lemon juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dijon mustard 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Coarse salt To Taste
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  Black olives 1 Tablespoon
  Roasted red peppers 3
Directions

MAKING
1. Cook rice al dente as per the instructions on package. Be careful not to overcook.
2. Drain excess water. Spread rice on clean towels to dry the water.
3. Prepare salad ingredients.
4. Turn in a large chilled bowl. Add the cold rice and mix gently.
5. Add tomatoes if serving at once or else add later.
6. In a small bowl add lemon juice, mustard and lemon juice. Mix well and beat using a fork.
7. Add pepper and salt as per taste.
8. Pour on rice mixture.

SERVING
9. Serve with black olives and pepper garnish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Rice
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
4

Rate It

Your rating: None
4.266665
Average: 4.3 (18 votes)