Salad: Summer Rice Salad

posted by Monsterdog 06-26-103 5:37 AM

Summer Rice Salad

3 cups cooked rice
2 raw carrots, peeled and grated
4 to 6 green onions. thinly sliced
1/4 cup chopped parsley (optional)
1/2 cup diced celery and leaves
1 cup cooked & cooled fresh green peas, or thawed frozen peas (do not used canned)

1/2 salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
1/4 tsp dry mustard
A good pinch of sugar
2 tbsp. cider or wine vinegar
4 tbsp. oil (your choice)
Garnishes: (Optional)
Good spoonful of capers
2 tbsp. chopped nasturtium seeds
nasturtium flowers (peppery taste)
good handful of minced lovage
handful of chopped walnuts

Blend together the dressing ingredients. Pour over the rice salad and toss lightly with a fork. Add garnish to taste.

Yields about 4 cups

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