Summer rice salad with a kick

Summer Rice Salad With A Kick Recipe

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Amy Bulmer


Made this last night for a family picnic at the lake. Turned out pretty well. I think artichokes would be good here, and capers. I did't have either at the time. Olives would be good too. Love smoked paprika. You can find it at World Market stores, maybe on line too at William Sonoma? Let me know what you think!! :D

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6 to 8
10 Min
25 Min


1 box
zataran's dirty rice mix
beef boullion cube
1/2 c
fresh garden peas, or frozen
1/2 c
smoked corn salad - from deli in grocery store
1/4 c
currants or golden raisins
1/2 tsp
smoked paprika
1 tsp
lemon grass, chopped - fresh or dry
1 c
cherry tomatoes, red, yellow or orange, halved.
1/3 c
bacon pieces


1Make the rice mix as directed, adding the bouillon cube. Then, add to this mixture the smoked corn salad, green peas, currants, bacon and cherry tomatoes. Mix well. Incorporate smoked paprika and lemon grass last, mix well. Serve warm or chilled. Enjoy!

About Summer rice salad with a kick

Course/Dish: Rice Sides, Other Salads
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy