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Rice Salad Recipe

Rice Salad Recipe

This rice salad is a great summer salad in place of potato salad, or any time of year!

2 cups water
1 cup white rice
6 eggs
1 (10 ounce) package frozen peas, thawed
1 cup chopped celery
¼ cup chopped onion
1 (4 ounce) jar diced pimento
1 cup mayonnaise
1 teaspoon prepared mustard
1 tablespoon lemon juice
¼ cup sweet pickle relish
1 (9 ounce) can solid white tuna packed in water, drained
¼ teaspoon dried dill weed
1 teaspoon salt
⅛ teaspoon pepper

Step 1: In a saucepan bring water to a boil. Add rice and stir. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Remove from heat, and set aside to cool.

Step 2: Place eggs in a saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil and immediately remove from heat. Cover and let eggs stand in hot water for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from hot water, cool, peel and chop.

Step 3: Rinse frozen peas under cold water. Strain, and place in a large mixing bowl. Add eggs, rice, celery, onions, and pimiento; toss to combine, and set aside. In a separate bowl, stir the mayonnaise together with mustard, lemon juice, relish, tuna, dill, salt, and pepper until well blended. Add to the vegetable mixture, and toss to combine. Cover, and refrigerate for a minimum of 4 hours. Toss once more before serving. Serve chilled.

Nutrition Facts:
Per Serving: 424 calories; protein 17.2g; carbohydrates 30.1g; fat 26.2g; cholesterol 158.8mg; sodium 691.4mg.

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