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Country Rice Salad

 Country Rice Salad
This is a delicious way to prepare rice and is a nice change from potato salad. It goes especially well with barbecue, or with grilled hamburgers at a cookout.
10 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • DRESSING:
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cups prepared mustard
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • SALAD:
  • 3 cups cold cooked rice
  • 1/4 cup sweet pickle relish
  • 1 jar (2 ounces) chopped pimientos, drained
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped green onions (including tops)
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped celery
  • 3 hard-cooked eggs, diced
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons milk, optional
  • Fresh parsley
  • Cherry tomatoes

Directions

  • In a small bowl combine all dressing ingredients; stir in milk if
  • desired. Set aside.
  • In a large salad bowl, combine all salad ingredients. Pour dressing
  • over rice mixture; gently toss to coat. Add milk if desired. Chill
  • several hours before serving. Garnish with parsley and cherry

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Country Rice Salad (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • tomatoes. Serve with a slotted spoon. Yield: 10 servings.
Nutritional Facts:Diabetic Exchanges: One serving (using light mayonnaise) equals 1 starch, 1 fat, 1/2 vegetable; also, 144 calories, 280 mg sodium, 85 mg cholesterol, 20 gm carbohydrate, 3 gm protein, 5 gm fat.