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Brown Rice Salad

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Category: Salads

 Ingredients List

  • 1/3 c Vegetable oil
  • 2 c Uncooked brown rice
  • 3 c Vegetable stock or water
  • -- (2 to 3 cups)
  • 3/4 c French dressing (of choice)
  • 2/3 c Sliced water chestnuts
  • 1/2 c Thinly sliced red pepper
  • -- (sweet)
  • 1/4 c Minced onion
  • 1/4 ts Garlic powder (optional)
  • 1/8 ts Italian seasoning (optional)
  • 3/4 lb Snow peas
  • -- tips & strings removed
  • 1/2 lb Fresh mushrooms
  • -- thinly sliced


In a heavy casserole, heat the oil over moderate heat. Add the rice and
saute for about 5 minutes or until the rice begins to darken; stir often.
Stir in the vegetable stock, cover the pan and reduce the heat to low.
Simmer until the liquid is absorbed about 1 hour. When the rice is
cooked, toss it while still warm with 1/4 cup french dressing. Let rice
mixture cool. Add the water chestnuts, red pepper, onion, mushrooms and
desired seasonings to the rice, then add another 1/4 cup of dressing and
toss. Chill 1 hour. Meanwhile, cover the snow peas with boiling water.
Let them stand 1 minute, then drain. Rinse with cold water and pat dry.
Cut the snow peas into 1" pieces and toss them with 1/4 cup dressing with
rice mixture.

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