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Brown Rice and Lentil Salad

Categories: Vegetarian
Type: Salads

Brown rice and lentil salad is a staple around the world. The mustard based dressing makes it a hit!

Serves: 6 servings


  • 2 cups cooked brown rice
  • 1 cup cooked brown lentils
  • 3/4 cup chopped seeded plum tomato (about 3 medium)
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced scallions
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

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  1. Place the rice, lentils, tomato, and scallions in a medium-sized bowl, and toss to mix well.
  2. Place the dressing ingredients in a small bowl, and stir to mix. Pour the dressing over the salad, and toss to mix well.
  3. Cover the salad, and chill for 2 to 5 hours before serving.

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Excerpted from The Best-Kept Secrets of Healthy Cooking by Sandra Woodruff, R.D. Copyright � 2000 by Sandra Woodruff.

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