Colorful Rice Salad

Source: FNEC

Serving size: Serving is one cup

Excellent side dish



1/3 cup fresh lemon juice

1 tablespoon thawed orange juice concentrate

1 teaspoon olive oil

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon black pepper

4 cloves garlic, crushed

1 teaspoon curry spice


2 cups cooked brown rice

1 cup raisins

1 cup frozen green peas, thawed

1 cup frozen corn, thawed

1 cup thinly sliced green onions

1 15.5 ounce can garbanzo beans, rinsed & drained

1 cup green pepper, diced

1 cup celery, chopped

1 cup carrots, shredded


Large mixing bowl, Jar, Spoon


1. Combine all salad ingredients in a large mixing bowl.

2. Combine all dressing ingredients in a jar. Cover tightly and shake until well blended.

3. Pour dressing over salad mixture and toss well to coat. Cover and chill for 1 hour.


Optional add-Ins:

1 cup unsalted peanuts or sliced almonds

1 cup grapes, chopped

1 cup apple, shredded

1 cup low-fat cheese, shredded

1 cup basil, chopped