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Brown Rice Salad with Apples, Raisins and Wisconsin Blue Cheese
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Author Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board - Wisconsin
  • 1 1/4 cups whole grain brown rice
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup (4 oz.) Swiss Valley Farms Blue Cheese (crumbled and divided)
  • 1 1/2 cups green apple (diced) (1 medium)
  • 3/4 cup red onion (diced)
  • 1 cup celery (thinly sliced) (3 ribs)
  • 1/2 cup raisins

Combine rice and water in a medium saucepan and stir lightly. Bring to a rolling boil. Cover tightly and reduce heat. Simmer 35 minutes or until water is absorbed. Cool slightly. Meanwhile, in a large bowl mix vinegar, salt, pepper and olive oil. Add rice. Stir in 3/4 cup Blue Cheese, apple, onion, celery and raisins. Cool. Refrigerate two hours or more to allow flavors to blend. Garnish with remaining 1/4 cup Blue Cheese. Serve at cool room temperature. Makes 6 servings.
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