Italian Rice Salad

Serves 6

COST: $1.16

Per 3⁄4 cup

Calories: 212

Fat: 10g

Carbohydrates: 25g

Protein: 4g

Fiber: 3g

Sugar: 3g

Sodium: 120mg

1⁄3 cup red wine vinegar

1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

2 teaspoons Dijon mustard

1⁄4 cup olive oil

4 cloves garlic, minced

1 teaspoon basil

1⁄3 cup chopped fresh parsley

2 cups rice, cooked

1 cup green peas

1 carrot, grated

1⁄2 cup roasted red peppers, chopped

1⁄2 cup green olives, sliced

Salt and pepper to taste

Whisk or shake together the red wine vinegar, balsamic vinegar, Dijon mustard, olive oil, garlic, basil, and parsley.
Combine rice with remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Toss with dressing mixture and coat well.
Taste, and season with just a bit of salt and pepper.
Chill for at least 30 minutes before serving to allow flavors to set, and gently toss again just before serving.