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Confetti Grain Salad
Confetti Grain Salad

Category: Side Dish | Serves: 6

(53 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 260
Protein: 6 g
Carbs: 47 g
Fat: 7 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Sodium: 230 mg
Fiber: 4 g

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Fresh parsley, lemon and veggies turn brown rice into a spectacular and tasty salad. Serve with grilled tofu or chicken.
1 1/2 cups brown rice, uncooked
3 cups water
Juice of 2 lemons
3 green onions, sliced
1/4 cup minced parsley
2 garlic cloves, chopped
1/2 teaspoon salt
Black pepper to taste
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 1/2 cups of your favorite vegetables cut into small pieces
1 Wash rice and put into a 2-quart pot with water. Bring to boil, then lower heat to simmer, and cook uncovered until all the water is absorbed. (approximately 45 minutes).
2 Pour into medium sized bowl and allow to cool.
3 Pour lemon juice over rice and stir. When rice is cooled to lukewarm, add vegetables, green onions, garlic, salt, pepper, and oil.
4 Stir and chill at least 1 hour. Serving Size: 3/4 cup.

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