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RECIPE # 4003 - BABY LIMA RICE SALAD - Friday, June 8, 2007

RECIPE # 4003 - BABY LIMA RICE SALAD - Friday, June 8, 2007

CREATED Jun 8, 2007

LYNNE TOLLEY / MISS MARY BOBO'S BOARDING HOUSE

16 oz frozen baby limas, cooked until just tender, drained and cooled
1- 1/2 c cooked rice
1 c sliced celery
1 c shredded red cabbage
1/2 c chopped parsley
1/3 c chopped red onion
1/2 c olive oil
2 T Dijon mustard 
2 T fresh lemon juice
1 small clove garlic, finely minced and mashed into a paste
salt and pepper, to taste
Cherry tomatoes, cut in half

Combine beans, rice, celery, red cabbage, parsley and onion in a large bowl.  To make the dressing, combine olive oil, mustard, lemon juice and garlic in a small bowl.  Blend well with a fork.  Stir the dressing into the vegetables.  Season with salt and pepper. Garnish with cherry tomatoes. Serves 8.