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Black Beans and Rice Salad, a Fatfree Variation

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Category: Rice, Salads, Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • -----------------------------------SALAD-----------------------------------
  • 2 c Cooked black beans; drained
  • 3 c Cooked brown rice
  • 2 Celery stalks; finely
  • -chopped


1 ts Ground coriander
2 ts Ground cumin
1/2 c Chopped scallions
2 tb Chopped fresh cilantro; or
-less to taste
1/2 c Orange juice
1 1/2 tb Cider vinegar
3 tb Italian salad dressing; fat
2 ts Grated orange peel; fresh
2 tb Chopped fresh parsley
1/2 ts Cinnamon
Salt and ground black
-pepper; to taste

Fresh cilantro OR parsley

Variation from the original: I substituted fatfree Italian salad dressing
for the olive oil and eliminated the spanish olives and the roasted walnut

In a mixing bowl, combine the drained beans with the rice, and celery. In a
small bowl, whisk together all of the dressing ingredients. Pour the
dressing over the beans and rice mixture, and stir thoroughly.

Top with the cilantro or parsley.

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