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Tomato Cucumber Salad

Servings: 4

Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 0 minutes
Ready: 20 minutes
Rest Time: 1 hour, optional


2 cups cooked brown rice

2 cups ripe tomatoes, chopped

2 cups cucumbers, peeled (optional) and chopped

1 cup red, yellow or orange bell peppers, chopped

½ cup red onion, thinly sliced

¼ cup fresh mint, chopped

¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped

½ cup olive oil

4 TBSP fresh lime juice, or to taste

¼ tsp salt, or to taste

¼ tsp black pepper, or to taste


  1. Mix the cooked rice (2 cups) with tomatoes (2 cups), cucumber (2 cups), bell pepper (1 cup), red onion (½ cup), mint (¼ cup) and parsley (¼ cup).
  2. Thoroughly combine the olive oil (½ cup), lime juice (4 TBSP), salt (¼ tsp) and pepper (¼ tsp) for the dressing.
  3. Toss the salad with the dressing.
  4. Serve immediately or let the finished salad sit in the refrigerator for up to one hour to blend flavors. Adjust seasoning and amount of dressing as desired.

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