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Makes:
5 cups
Prep time:
15 minutes
Chill time:
1 hour

Ingredients

2 cups cooked brown rice, cooled
½ cup diced celery
¾ cup raisins or other dried fruit
¼ cup chopped nuts
2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
1 Tablespoon orange juice or vinegar (any type)
¼ cup chopped fresh parsley or 1 teaspoon dried parsley
3 green onions, thinly sliced
1 can (15 ounces) mandarin oranges with juice
¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper

Directions

  1. Mix all ingredients together in medium-sized bowl.
  2. Chill for an hour to allow flavors to blend.
  3. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Notes

  • Try adding 2/3 cup diced green peppers or other crunchy vegetables.
  • No canned mandarin oranges? Use 1 1/2 cups fresh orange pieces (cut bite-sized) and 3/4 cup orange juice.