Friday, July 31, 2015

{soups-salads-and-salad-dressings} Basil Tomato Salad Recipe


Basil Tomato Salad Recipe

This summer side with its fresh tasting tomatoes and basil make it irresistible. Your family will gobble it up.—USA Rice Council, Houston, Texas


OTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. 
MAKES: 6 servings


2 tablespoons olive oil
  2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  2 teaspoons chopped fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil
  1/2 teaspoon salt
  1/4 teaspoon pepper
  3 cups cooked rice, cooled
  2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  1 medium cucumber, seeded and chopped
  1 small red onion, chopped


In a small bowl, whisk together oil, vinegar, basil, salt and pepper. Add rice, tomatoes, cucumber and onion; toss. Serve chilled. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 166 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 202 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Originally published as Basil Tomato Salad in Country Woman March/April 1993, p40

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