Brown Rice Salad with Red Bell Peppers, Olives, and Manchego

Published July 1, 2013. From Cook's Illustrated.

Why this recipe works:

Brown rice salad often features grains that are gummy or tough, with a dull heavy dressing. We cook the rice using the pasta method, which ensures evenly cooked grains in half the usual amount of time. To season the rice, we dress it with vinegar or citrus juice while it is still warm. We then… read more

Brown rice salad often features grains that are gummy or tough, with a dull heavy dressing. We cook the rice using the pasta method, which ensures evenly cooked grains in half the usual amount of time. To season the rice, we dress it with vinegar or citrus juice while it is still warm. We then add bold mix-ins that contribute contrasting flavors and textures.

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Serves 6 to 8

Manchego is a rich, buttery Spanish cheese.

Ingredients

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