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Basil Tomato Salad

 Basil Tomato Salad
This summer side with its fresh tasting tomatoes and basil make it irresistible. Your family will gobble it up.—USA Rice Council, Houston, Texas
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

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

  • 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.