Salads

Brown Rice Salad-Italian Style

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Here is a situation I often run in to: I make an awesome stir fry. I cook some healthy brown rice to go along with it. The meal is delicious... But there is just too much rice leftover! What can you do with all this rice... So I spent some time searching through a number of brown rice recipes, found a few, modified them, and created my own.

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Ingredients
4 cups cooked brown rice
2 cups baby tomatoes
1 large cucumber chopped into small pieces
12 fresh basil leaves chopped fine
1/2-2/3 cup lime juice (3 limes)
1/3 cup olive oil
2 clove garlic smashed
1 tsp pepper
1/2 tsp salt
2 tsp oregano
1. Cook brown rice (For ever 1 cup rice have 2 cups of water) and let cool. 2. Add tomatoes, chopped cucumber and chopped basil leaves. 3. In a small bowl or jar stir lime juice and remaining ingredients...
See the full directions on my site
Nutritions

Calories
641

Sodium
658mg
27% DV

Fat
11g
17% DV

Protein
15g
31% DV

Carbs
120g
40% DV

Fiber
10g
41% DV