Tex-Mex Rice Salad

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Lori Harbin-Combs

By
@4dogslori

My friend asked me to bring a salad to her event and she mentioned possibly a rice salad. I put a few of my favorite ingredients together and there it was a huge hit!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    long grain rice, uncooked
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    lemon pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
    dried parsley
  • 1 bottle
    zesty italian dressing
  • 1/4 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    chopped fresh cilantro plus extra for garnish
  • 1 c
    celery with leaves chopped
  • 1
    yellow or green bell pepper chopped
  • 1 bunch
    radish sliced
  • 4
    green onion sliced
  • 1 can(s)
    black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 can(s)
    garbonza beans drained
  • 2 tsp
    pinto bean seasoning or sage, onion powder and garlic powder. 1 teaspoon each
  • 1 can(s)
    black olives, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp
    knorr tomato/chicken bouillon

How to Make Tex-Mex Rice Salad

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook rice with lemon pepper, parsley, and tomato bouillon. Chill till cold.
  2. Mix the sugar and italian dressing together in a bowl.
  3. Combine cold rice with remaining ingredients. Pour salad dressing mixture over rice and mix well. Garnish with fresh cilantro.

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About Tex-Mex Rice Salad

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy



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