Fiesta Rice Salad

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Serves: 8-10
Prep Time:
Cooking Method: Stove Top


1 can(s) black beans, rinsed & drained
2 c cooked brown rice
1 red or yellow bell pepper, chopped
1 green pepper, chopped
2 stalks celery, chopped
3-4 scallions, sliced
1 c fresh cilantro, chopped
3/4 c salsa
1/3 c italian dressing
juice of 1 lime
1 tsp cumin

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Shannon Smith Recipe
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Franklin, TN (pop. 62,487)
Member Since Nov 2009
Shannon's notes for this recipe:
This is a great summer side dish - Enjoy!
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You just can't lose with this winning combination of cumin, lime juice and cilantro. Munch on this for a lovely light lunch, or pair it with your favorite Mexican dish for a super-satisfying dinner.

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Put rice in a mixing bowl (rice should not be warm, let it cool completely or refridgerate to cool if necessary)add all other ingredients and mix thoroughly. Refridgerate for 1 hour & serve.

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user Suzanne Baird Jassuz8 - Sep 6, 2010
We really enjoyed this. We did not have Italian Dressing and substituted a balsamic viniagrette...the result was a little strong. So we tried it again, and substituted ranch dressing and the result was wonderful! (We also cut down a bit on the lime juice.) Yummy mix of ingredients!
user Wendy Rusch snooksk9 - Dec 3, 2010
I have this recipe...I make it alot!
user Karla Everett Karla59 - Mar 21, 2011
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user Kitchen Crew JustaPinch - Mar 29, 2011
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!
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