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Wednesday, 21 August 2013

Uncle Ben's Wholegrain Corn & Tomato Rice Salad


By: Miriam Borys

Recipe Title: Uncle Ben's Wholegrain Corn & Tomato Rice Salad 

By: Miriam Borys

Yield:  6 - 8 servings

Ingredients:

Rice Pilaf
2 tablespoon olive oil
2 tablespoon butter
1 onion - diced
1 cup carrots - diced
1 cup celery - diced
1 cup Uncle Ben’s Wholegrain Brown Rice
2 cups vegetable stock
Melt butter in olive oil and saute vegetables until onions are transparent.
Add rice and stir to coat the rice with the butter and oil (approximately 2 minutes)
Add stock and cook as per directions on the box. 

Salad
1 cup Rice Pilaf recipe (as per above)
1 cup red bell pepper - diced
1 cup zucchini - diced
1 large tomato - diced
1 cob of corn - cooked, cooled and the corn removed with a knife.
3 tablespoon picked ginger
1 serrano pepper
1 cup cilantro
2 key limes - juiced
3 tablespoon olive oil
3 tablespoon white balsamic vinegar
Salt & pepper to taste

Add cooled rice pilaf to a large mixing bowl.
Add diced peppers, zucchini and corn.
Squeeze limes into salad. Add picked ginger and salt and pepper to taste.
Add extra virgin olive oil and white balsamic vinegar.
Stir well and serve chilled.  Holds well in cooler for the next day.

Chef Miriam Borys, B.Ed., MA.
Recipe Blog: 'Cooking Uncovered': www.cookinguncovered.blogspot.com
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rice  mixed in with butter, olive oil and mirepoix 



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