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Salade De Riz Madame Bequette(French Rice Salad)

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“This comes from a community cookbook put out by the American Hospital of Paris. I have posted this for a request. The type of oil and vinegar is not specified in the original, although I have made some suggestions. Prep time assumes you are starting with already cooked rice. This might be an acquired taste for some, and it needs a good deal of seasoning, so please add as much salt, pepper, etc as you feel it needs. The original version called for Tabasco sauce instead of the Dijon mustard, however I really did not care for the Tabasco in this, plus the mustard seemed to fit a French salad more.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Set aside 1/2 cup of the rice and a small amount of each veggie type to use as a garnish.
  2. Mix the dressing ingredients with a whisk, seasoning well to taste.
  3. Mix everything together lightly, tasting for seasonings and adding more of anything as needed.
  4. Place a small mound of the reserved white rice in the center and garnish with the reserved veggie pieces.
  5. Serve immediately.

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