Basil Tomato Rice Salad

Basil Tomato Rice Salad

Juicy tomatoes, fresh basil and crisp cucumbers burst with flavour in this refreshing summer salad. Rice adds unique texture and substance while absorbing the intense flavours of the cider vinegar and red onions.

What You’ll Need:

Ingredients

2 tbsp olive oil 30 mL
2 tbsp cider vinegar 30 mL
2 tsp chopped fresh basil leaves 10 mL
1/2 tsp salt 2 mL
1/4 tsp ground black pepper 1 mL
3 cups cooked Tex Farm long grain white rice, cooled to room temperature 750 mL
2 medium tomatoes, chopped 2
1 medium cucumber, peeled, seeded and chopped 1
1 small red onion, chopped 1

Directions

Whisk together oil, vinegar, basil, salt and pepper in large bowl. Add rice, tomatoes, cucumber and onion; toss. Serve chilled.

Makes 6 servings.

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