Ciao Bella Rice Salad
Anna Sciancalepore Antoniello
1/2 cbrown rice, raw
1 mediumred onion, finely chopped
1/4 colive oil, divided
1 tspkosher salt
1/2 tspcracked black pepper
1/2 Tbspbasil, dried
1/2 tspred pepper flakes
16 ozcorn kernels, fresh or frozen
15 ozblack beans, canned, drained and rinsed
1 ptgrape or cherry tomatoes, halved
How to Make Ciao Bella Rice Salad
- Cook brown rice to package directions and allow to cool in a large mixing bowl.
- In a large skillet heat olive oil and saute red onion with salt and pepper until translucent
- Add basil,crushed red pepper,corn and black beans. Saute until corn is heated through. Allow to cool.
- Once mixture is cooled fold into rice. Add tomatoes and remaining 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Chill 4-24 hours and serve.