Recipes Courtesy of the USA Rice Federation.

USA Rice Federation

Grecian Rice Salad

A quick fix for lunch or dinner, this twist on a traditional Greek salad is a meal in itself. For quick preparation, dice vegetables and combine with rice mixture.

What You’ll Need:

Ingredients

2 cups Italian salad dressing 500 mL
1/2 cup lemon juice 125 mL
3 tbsp fresh dill, chopped 50 mL
To taste fresh or dried oregano to taste
9 cups cooked Tex Farm long grain brown rice
2.25 L
12 cups lettuce, chopped 3 L
5 tomatoes, chopped 5
2 to 3 cucumbers, thinly sliced 2 to 3
2 red onions, thinly sliced 2
1-1/2 cups diced green pepper, diced red pepper 375 mL
1 lb crumbled Feta cheese 450 g
2 cups ripe olives, pitted and sliced 500 mL
1 doz hard-cooked eggs, chopped 1 doz

Directions

In small bowl, whisk together dressing, lemon juice, dill and oregano. Set aside.

In large bowl, combine 1 cup (250 mL) prepared dressing and cooked rice. Arrange lettuce on each individual plate and spoon 3/4 cup (375 mL) rice mixture on top. Arrange vegetables separately around rice. Top with Feta cheese, olives and eggs. Serve additional dressing on side.

In small bowl, whisk together dressing, lemon juice, dill and oregano. Set aside.

In large bowl, combine 1 cup (250 mL) prepared dressing and cooked rice. Arrange lettuce on each individual plate and spoon 3/4 cup (375 mL) rice mixture on top. Arrange vegetables separately around rice. Top with Feta cheese, olives and eggs. Serve additional dressing on side.

Makes 10 servings.

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