Mediterranean Rice Salad

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 381.4
  • Total Fat: 17.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 951.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 51.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 13.3 g
  • Protein: 11.6 g

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Serve this as a dinner in a dish with sliced pineapples on the side. It's large and delicious. Serve this as a dinner in a dish with sliced pineapples on the side. It's large and delicious.
Number of Servings: 2


    1 cup cooked brown rice
    1 tbsp olive oil
    4 medium zucchini, cut into 1/4 inch slices
    1-2 tbsp water
    1 tsp dried basil
    1 tbs dried oregano
    4 cups lettuce, any kind
    2 cups spinach or arugula coarsely chopped
    1 cup alfalfa sprouts
    1/2 cup pimento-stuffed green olives, sliced

    1 clove garlic minced or crushed
    5 tbsp olive oil
    2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
    1/2 tsp chervil
    1/2 tsp marjoram
    1/4 tsp dried mint
    1/2 tsp dried thyme
    1/8 tsp dried tarragon
    1/2 tsp sea salt or Spike
    fresh ground pepper


If rice is already cooked, reduce time to 15 minutes.

Heat oil in a large skillet or wok. Add zucchini slices, toss. Sprinkle with water and continue tossing for several minutes until zucchini turns a brighter color. Add basil and oregano. Toss gently and set aside.

Prepare Garlic Herb Dressing by adding all ingredients except oil, whisk until blended, then whisk in oil OR add all ingredients into blender or food processor.

Wash and dry the lettuce and break into bite sized pieces, combine with spinach or arugula and sprouts. Add rice, zucchini, olives and dressing. Toss well. Serves 2.

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JVDAPENA.

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