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Vegetable Rice Salad

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Ingredients
  Crookneck squash slices 8 Ounce (Thinly Sliced, 2 Cups)
  Cooked brown rice 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Diced red onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Diced red bell pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Toasted sunflower seeds 2 Ounce (1/3 Cup)
  Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  Dijon mustard 2 Tablespoon
  White vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Light reduced calorie mayonnaise 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  Chopped fresh parsley 3 Tablespoon (Finely Chopped)
Directions

Steam squash until tender-crisp.
Place in a large bowl.
Add rice, onion, bell pepper and sunflower seeds.
Stir well.
Set aside.
In a blender or the work bowl of a food processor fitted with a metal blade, combine remaining ingredients except parsley.
Process 10 seconds.
Pour into vegetable mixture and stir to mix well.
Add parsley and stir until evenly blended.
Cover and refrigerate several hours to allow flavors to blend.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Blending
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Rice
Interest: 
Healthy

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