Submitted by watkinbr on Thu, 12/28/2017 - 11:59
A flavorful combination of hearty rice, fresh citrus, crunchy nuts, and sweet raisins, this salad makes the perfect side dish. Add a protein for a filling and satisfying lunch!
2 cups cooked brown rice, cooled
½ cup diced celery
¾ cup raisins or other dried fruit
¼ cup chopped nuts
2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
1 Tablespoon orange juice or vinegar (any type)
¼ cup chopped fresh parsley or 1 teaspoon dried parsley
3 green onions, thinly sliced
1 can (15 ounces) mandarin oranges with juice
¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper
- Wash hands with soap and water.
- Mix all ingredients together in medium-sized bowl.
- Chill for an hour to allow flavors to blend.
- Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.
Try adding 2/3 cup diced green peppers or other crunchy vegetables.
No canned mandarin oranges? Use 1 1/2 cups fresh orange pieces (cut bite-sized) and 3/4 cup orange juice.