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Summer Rice Salad

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Ingredients
  Long grain rice 250 Milliliter, uncooked (1 Cup)
  Raw carrots 2 , peeled and grated
  Green onions 6 , thinly sliced
  Parsley 60 Milliliter, chopped (1/4 Cup)
  Celery leaves 125 Milliliter, diced (1/2 Cup)
  Green peas 250 Milliliter, cooked (1 Cup)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon (2 Milliliter)
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon (1 Milliliter)
  Dry mustard 1⁄4 Teaspoon (1 Milliliter)
  Sugar 1 Pinch
  Cider vinegar/Wine vinegar 30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
  Oil 60 Milliliter (4 Tablespoon, Of Your Choice)
Directions

€¢ Microwave rice according to the instructions for long grain rice in the Rice Cooking Chart. Cool.
€¢ Cook and cool the green peas.
€¢ Add to the cool rice the grated raw carrots, green onions, parsley, celery and leaves, and the cooked and cooled green peas.
€¢ Blend together the ingredients for the dressing. Pour over the rice mixture, toss lightly with a fork. Place in a bowl.
€¢ To taste, top with a good spoonful of capers or 2 tablespoons (30 mL) of chopped nasturtium seeds, or with nasturtium flowers, which are edible and have a very nice peppery flavor, or with a good handful of minced lovage, or a handful of chopped walnuts.
€¢ All are very nice on this salad.
€¢ This recipe yields 4 cups (1 L) of salad.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Interest: 
Summer
Ingredient: 
Rice

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