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Tabouli-Wild Rice recipe...this is yummy!!

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I love this recipe. It's really lite and great for summer. I have been serving it with home made hamburgers instead of home-fries.

1 cup wild rice (uncooked)
1/2 cup minced onion
1/2 cup + 2 T. olive oil
3 cups chicken broth
2 lemons
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
3/4 cup finely chopped tomatoes, skinned
3/4 cup finely chopped cucumber, peeled
3/4 cup finely chopped greed pepper, seeded
1 clove garlic, minced
2T. freshly chopped mint (optional, but I can't imagine this dish with out it.)

Saute minced onion in 2 T. oil until translucent. Add rice and broth. Simmer comvered for about 30 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Cool. Add remaining oil and juice of two lemons to moisten. Season to taste with salt and pepper and add chopped vegetables, garlic, and mint. Marinate at least two hours or overnight. (Flavor improves the longer it marinates.) Keep sup to 3-4 days in the fridge.

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Yummmm - sounds good!

I just made a yummy rice salad today that you might like...

1 cup mixed brown and wild rice (that's 1 c precooked) - cook as usual and chill
1/2 cup craisins
1/2 cup green grapes
1/2 cup red grapes
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 onion, chopped (I used red but any is fine)
1 cup chopped celery
1/4 cup chopped parsley

1/2 cup walnut oil (macadamia oil is good too!)
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons white vinegar
1 tablespoon spicey mustard
Blend well w/ wisk, pour over salad and toss
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YUMMY!! I may have to try that rice salad! Sounds so good with fruit in it! Thanks for sharing!

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