spanish rice salad - ensalada de arroz

This is a common summer dish in where the heat can be sweltering! This dish is served as a main meal, rightly so - for as you will see it has all the main food groups well represented. It is quite filling but not heavy, perfect for those long, hot summer days!

5 cups rice
½ lettuce, finely sliced
1 tin tuna
2 tomatoes, chopped
1 onion, finely chopped
½ cup peas
1 cup green olives
4 hard boiled eggs, chopped
1 cup cucumber, chopped
2 teaspoons salt
1 clove garlic, crushed
juice of 1 lemon
2 tablespoons oil (from tuna)

Mix all the ingredients together delicately until well mixed.

Serve with mayonnaise or salad dressing on the side.

Serves 4-6

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posted by chris on 22 Mar 06 - 8703 views

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