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Venitian rice salad

Our Tomato & Parsley Vinaigrette blend is used for a wide array of recipes, not just salad dressing. One of our favorites is our Venetian inspired Rice Salad which we first enjoyed during a picnic on the Venice Lido. Our hostess assured us it was a typical dish of her family, long-time residents of the Cannaregio neighborhood. We enjoyed it so much we took the recipe home as a souvenir.


Empty the contents of this bag into a large bowl and mix evenly.

Pour rice into a saute pan with

1 TBSP OLIVE OIL Cook until rice begins to pop.

ADD 4 CUPS WATER Bring to a boil and simmer, covered, for about 25 minutes.

Allow rice to cool.

Toss in ¼ Cup Fresh Lemon Juice

¼ Cup Capers, Drained,

¼ Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil

¼ Cup Black Olives

1½ Cup Mozarrella Cheese, Cubed

1/3 Cup Roast Peppers (optional)

It is wonderful on its own or served with ham or shellfish.

Ingredients: Medium grain white rice, Tomato & Parsley Vinaigrette (parsley, dried tomatoes, tarragon, onion, garlic, kosher salt, coarse ground black pepper, crushed red pepper, celery seed, dill seed, rosemary, oregano, & caraway). 

Photo Credit: Justin Hansen


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