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Rice Salad Recipes

Looking for rice salad recipes? Find delicious rice salad recipes including wild rice salads, brown rice salads, and more rice salad recipes and ideas.

Flavorful Rice Salad

Flavorful Rice Salad

Flavorful Rice Salad

“I started with a basic bean, rice and onion medley and added veggies and a lighter dressing to make it healthier. You can substitute brown rice for the long grain if you like.” —Kim Cook, Dade City, Florida

Buffet Vegetable Rice Salad

Buffet Vegetable Rice Salad

Buffet Vegetable Rice Salad

"This chilled rice and ham salad goes well with barbecue dinners," suggests Josie Varro of Coquitlam, British Columbia. "The green pepper, radishes and cucumber add color and crunch while complementing the herbed vinaigrette."

Festive Rice Salad

Festive Rice Salad

Festive Rice Salad

I once had a similar salad at a friend's house and I was determined to re-create it at home. After several tries, I came up with this sweet-tart concoction. It's easy to prepare and colorful, too. —Terri Simpson, Palm Harbor, Florida
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Mexican Rice Salad

Mexican Rice Salad

Mexican Rice Salad

Ruth Bianchi from Apple Valley, Minnesota notes, “The recipe for this delicious, colorful salad has been in my family for years. My mother used to bring it to many different functions, and I’m carrying on her tradition.”

Curry Rice Salad

Curry Rice Salad

Curry Rice Salad

This healthy salad is a great for potlucks and entertaining—easy and delicious. It’s a good way to use up leftover rice, too. I sometimes use a 50-50 mix of brown and white rice for extra fiber and flavor.

Quick Rice Salad

Quick Rice Salad

Quick Rice Salad

This recipe makes a nice change from potato salad, and it goes well with any main meal.

Bean 'n' Rice Picnic Salad

Bean 'n' Rice Picnic Salad

Bean 'n' Rice Picnic Salad

This filling salad was a favorite for luncheons with Ruth Andrewson from Leavenworth, Washington. Orange carrots and green celery also lend colorful crunch to the sweet-and-sour blend of flavors and mild dill dressing.

Brown Rice Lentil Salad

Brown Rice Lentil Salad

Brown Rice Lentil Salad

"My family isn't always crazy about trying new recipes," DeAnn Howard writes from Lisbon, Iowa. "The first time I served this salad, they took tiny helpings just to appease me. But the unanimous verdict was 'It tastes great!'"

Nutty Wild Rice Salad

Nutty Wild Rice Salad

Nutty Wild Rice Salad

Wild rice is sensational in this chilled salad. The toasted almonds complement the nuttiness of the rice, while red wine vinegar and soy sauce make a tangy dressing. I'll often serve the salad in lettuce cups, and sometimes I'll add diced ham and asparagus to turn it into a main-dish salad.

Shrimp and Rice Salad

Shrimp and Rice Salad

Shrimp and Rice Salad

This salad is popular in our community, where seafood of all kinds is readily available. It’s great for summer picnics, but I serve it year-round. The shrimp, rice, olives, celery and hard-cooked eggs—with a mustard and mayonnaise dressing—make a nice combination.

Asparagus Rice Salad

Asparagus Rice Salad

Asparagus Rice Salad

Fresh asparagus makes this salad special. It's one of my favorite salads to serve in spring.
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