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Rice Salad Primavera

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Ingredients
  Long rice grain 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Uncooked)
  Broccoli 1 Pound
  Snow peas 1⁄2 Pound
  Cubed cooked ham 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Mushrooms 1⁄2 Pound, thinly sliced
  Cherry tomatoes 15 , halved
  Sweet red pepper 1 , halved, seeded, cut into strips
  Sweet green pepper 1 , halved, seeded, cut into strips
  Green onions 4 , thinly sliced
  Olive oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Tarragon vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), finely chopped
  Dry mustard 1 Teaspoon
  Tarragon leaf 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1) Cook the rice as per the directions on the package and allow to cool.
2) Rinse and break the broccoli into bite-sized pieces.
3) In a large saucepan, cook the broccoli in the boiling salted water until just tender and drain well.
4) Alternately, cook in the microwave on HIGH for 4-7 minutes.
5) Snip off the snow peas tips and remove the strings.
6) In a large salad bowl, mix the first 9 ingredients and gently toss together.
7) In a screw-top jar, add the oil, lemon juice, vinegar, garlic, mustard, tarragon, salt and pepper, cover and shake well to mix.
8) Pour the liquid over the rice mixture, toss well to coat and chill.

SERVING
9) Serve in a nice plate.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Rice
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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