Grecian Rice Salad

Grecian Rice Salad

A quick fix for lunch or dinner, this twist on a traditional Greek salad is a meal in itself. For quick preparation, dice vegetables and combine with rice mixture.

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Ingredients
  • 2 cups (500 mL) Italian salad dressing
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp (50 mL) fresh dill, chopped
  •  Fresh or dried oregano, to taste
  • 9 cups (2.25 L) cooked USA brown rice
  • 12 cups (3 L) lettuce, chopped
  • 5 tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 to 3 cucumbers, thinly sliced
  • 2 red onions, thinly sliced
  • 1-1/2 cups (375 mL) diced green pepper, diced red pepper
  • 1 lb (450 g) crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 cups (500 mL) ripe olives, pitted and sliced
  • 1 doz hard-cooked eggs, chopped
Directions
  1. In small bowl, whisk together dressing, lemon juice, dill and oregano. Set aside.
  2. In large bowl, combine 1 cup (250 mL) prepared dressing and cooked rice. Arrange lettuce on each individual plate and spoon 3/4 cup (375 mL) rice mixture on top.
  3. Arrange vegetables separately around rice. Top with feta cheese, olives and eggs. Serve additional dressing on side.