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Basil Tomato Salad Recipe

Basil Tomato Salad Recipe

This summer side with its fresh tasting tomatoes and basil make it irresistible. Your family will gobble it up.—USA Rice Council, Houston, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 cups cooked rice, cooled
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 medium cucumber, seeded and chopped
  • 1 small red onion, chopped

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, whisk together oil, vinegar, basil, salt and pepper. Add rice, tomatoes, cucumber and onion; toss. Serve chilled. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 166 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 202 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein.