Rice Summer Salad
Spring is coming, summer comes ! Here’s another dish that I cook in the summer, and that has to be eaten cold. In fact for the rice salad there is no recipe , but there are many variations and you can add or remove the dressing ingredients you wish, transforming this recipe according to your taste : this is why I believe that the rice salad is a dish really People like that at all.
2 cups of rice , 1 cup of mixed vegetables in olive oil , 1 small can of peas , 1 small can of corn , 2 vienna sausages , 1/ 2 cup diced ham , 1 can of tuna in olive oil , 1 piece of cheese sweet – I use mozzarella for pizza, but may also use the gruyere or other cheese that is not too strong and not too seasoned – Salt and extra virgin olive oil to taste.
First of all boil the rice and salted enough .
Then you briefly boil hot dogs.
Cut the ham and the cheese.
Meanwhile, add all the ingredients in a large bowl , and mix well.
Add also a little of lemon juice.
Peel if needed and cut in little pieces the vienna sausages – And add also them to the rice dressing.
When the rice is cooked al dente – it will take about 15 or 20 minutes to boil , drain and cool with cold water.
Drain well and add the rice to the dressing. Mix well , add a little ‘ oil if necessary and let rest in a cool place , preferably in the fridge for a couple of hours.
Delicious , and perfect for outdoor dining ! Buon appetito, enjoy it!