Brown Rice Salad With Apples & Walnuts Recipe
1 cup brown or long grain rice
2 1/2 cup water
1 tbsp vegetable oil
1/4 tsp salt
1 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped
1 celery rib, sliced
4 scallions, thinly sliced
1 cup raisins
1 medium red apple, diced
1 grated rind 1 lemon
3 tbsp fresh lemon juice
2 garlic cloves, pressed
1/4 tsp salt
1 fresh black pepper to taste
1/3 cup olive oil
1 green-leaf lettuce (opt)
Put Rice in medium sauce pan along with water, oil, and salt. Cover,
bring to a boil, and reduce the heat to simmer. Cook for 45 minutes
or until the rice is tender and all the water has been absorbed.
Meanwhile, combine the walnuts, celery, scallions, raisins, apples,
and lemons rind in a large bowl. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid,
combine the lemon juice, garlic, salt, pepper, and olive oil and
shake well. Pour half of this dressing on the apple mixture and toss
well. When the rice is done, let cool until just warm. Combine with
the fruit fruit mixture and pour on the remaining dressing. Let sit
at least 1 hour before serving at room temperature, on a bed of
lettuce if desired
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