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Vegetable Rice Salad with Parmesan Dressing

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Ingredients
  Long grain rice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Kirby cucumber 1
  Red bell pepper/Sliced (ready cut) - 1 cup bell pepper 5 Ounce
  Scallions 2
  Parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), freshly grated
  Fresh basil/Dried basil - 1 teaspoon 1 Teaspoon, minced
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Cider vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Plain low fat yogurt 2 Tablespoon (Or Non Fat)
  Dijon mustard 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Wash the cucumber and slice them without peeling.
2) Dice the pepper coarsely.
3) wash the scallions and trim and slice them.
4) Grate the cheese coarsely.
5) Wash the rice under running water.

MAKING
6) In a saucepan, place water and rice.
7) Boil the rice.
8) Cover the pan, simmer the rice for 17 minutes until water has been absorbed.
9) Combine cheese with oil, basil, yogurt, vinegar, mustard and black pepper.
10) Mix everything well and add cucumber, pepper and scallions.
11) Combine cooked rice with veggies and dressing.

SERVING
12) Serve the vegetable and rice salad as side dish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Rice
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 793 Calories from Fat 338

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 38 g58.9%

Saturated Fat 8.8 g43.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 18.8 mg6.3%

Sodium 435.7 mg18.2%

Total Carbohydrates 91 g30.2%

Dietary Fiber 5.2 g20.8%

Sugars 10.1 g

Protein 20 g40.1%

Vitamin A 102.4% Vitamin C 313.3%

Calcium 40.6% Iron 15%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Vegetable Rice Salad With Parmesan Dressing Recipe