Feb. 15, 2008 Recipe of the Day

Potluck suppers and picnic lunches are always fun. It gives all of us a chance to sample new dishes. Mom says that whenever she brings the Italian Rice Salad someone is bound to ask for the recipe.

ITALIAN RICE SALAD

1 9-ounce box Near East Rice Pilaf cooked according to package directions.
Then add:
1/2 Teaspoon crushed Basil
1 Cup Frozen Peas, cooked
1/4 Cup chopped Onions
1/4 Cup ripe Olives, sliced
1/4 Cup Pimento, chopped
3/4 Cup Italian Salad Dressing
Mix well. Chill overnight

Submitted by: Leslie Nagy