Elegant Almond Rice Salad

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Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
55 mins

This is an elegant and excellent salad to take to a Potluck. Its taste is wonderful. Enjoy it.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, heat water and rice to boiling. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 45 minutes. Drain excess liquid from rice.
  2. Drain artichoke hearts, reserving marinade. Halve artichoke hearts and add to rice with peas, green pepper, green onions, tomatoes, reserved marinade, and only HALF the dressing.
  3. Toss well. Cover and chill. Just before serving, toss again and taste. Add some of remaining dressing, if desired. Sprinkle with almonds and serve.
  4. DRESSING PREPARATION:
  5. In a blender, puree mustard, olive oil, lemon juice garlic and herbs. With motor running, drizzle in oil to create an emulsion. Pour in a lidded jar and shake well. Refrigerate until ready to use.