It has been awhile since I've done a Real Food post. "Real Food February" is now "Real Food"-no more month time frame to stress me out : ) I actually have a ton of pictures all lined up and ready to be blogged about--so, as soon as I get those finished, expect a flurry of delicious recipes coming your way.
This one is great--easy, fresh, and perfect to share at a summer picnic. You'll love it.
from Cooking-A Commonsense Guide
1.5 cups long-grain rice
1/2 cup peas, cooked and cooled
1 green pepper, diced
1 red pepper, diced
3 green onions, sliced
1 can corn
1/4 cup fresh mint, chopped
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
2 Tbsp lemon juice
1 garlic clove, minced
1 tsp. sugar
1. Prepare rice according to package directions, or using a rice cooker. Allow to cool to room temperature (can be prepared a day in advance).
2. Whisk the olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, and sugar together.
3. Mix the rice, green onions, peppers, corn, peas, and mint in a large bowl. Add the dressing and mix well. Cover and chill at least 1 hour before serving.