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basil tomato salad

(10 ratings)
Blue Ribbon Recipe by
Belinda Ramsey
Elk City, OK

I LOVE this salad! Not only does it taste yummy... it's extremely EASY!! The best of both worlds!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

We've had chilled pasta salad before but never had a chilled rice salad. It's now a new favorite! This salad is light and fresh. We enjoyed the tangy vinegar flavor. It pairs well with the fresh taste of the basil. Serve as a side dish or a main dish. This basil tomato salad is delicious.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(10 ratings)
yield 6 -8
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For basil tomato salad

  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp
    basil, fresh chopped
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 3 c
    rice, cooked, cooled
  • 2
    tomatoes, chopped
  • 1
    cucumber, seeded and chopped
  • 1 sm
    red onion, chopped

How To Make basil tomato salad

  • Oil, vinegar, basil, salt, and pepper in a bowl.
    In a small bowl, whisk together oil, vinegar, basil, salt, and pepper.
  • Tossing vinaigrette with remaining ingredients.
    Add rice, tomatoes, cucumber, and onion. Toss. Serve chilled.