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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

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Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
chill:
2 hrs
total:
2 hrs 25 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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

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  • 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.

Tips

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

Nutrition Facts

244 calories; fat 7g; saturated fat 1g; carbohydrates 39g; insoluble fiber 7g; protein 9g; vitamin c 15.9mg; sodium 591mg; iron 3.4mg.
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