• 3 Ratings

This bean and rice salad recipe is a quick and easy way to add some flavor to your meal. The mixture of corn, peppers, beans, and chilled rice combine to make a side dish that's perfect for a picnic or potluck.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a screw-top jar, combine white wine vinegar, olive oil, water, salt, garlic powder, and pepper. Cover and shake well. Set aside.

Instructions Checklist
  • Combine rice, beans, peas, celery, onion, peppers, and cilantro or parsley in a large bowl or container. Pour dressing over the rice mixture; toss lightly to coat. Cover and chill for 2 to 24 hours. Transport in an insulated cooler with ice packs. Makes 8 servings.


If desired, substitute 2/3 cup bottled Italian salad dressing for the homemade dressing.

Nutrition Facts

244 calories; 7 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 591 mg sodium. 39 g carbohydrates; 7 g fiber; 9 g protein; 16 mg vitamin c; 3 mg iron;


3 Ratings
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