Yogurt-Rice Salad

  • Kimmimz Posted: 08/05/10
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    Loved this salad! I am a huge fan of yogurt with rice, thanks to a Turkish friend, and this was a wonderful take on the dish! Our kids ate second helpings and asked for it again the next day! It keeps well too! I followed basically as written, but added extra oil and fresh lemon juice. Next time I will add more apple! Loved the tart, sweet, crispness of the apple the best!

  • SillyCow Posted: 09/11/09
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    This is weird and wonderful. The combination of ingredients is ingenious (was Alton Brown behind this?)! The salty/spicy yogurt base is balanced by the sweet, crunchy apple chunks and savory onion. I made a few changes based on ingredients on hand: Jasmine rice, no zucchini, only a couple Tbsp of green onion instead of a cup of chopped onion, a Gala apple instead of Granny Smith, and a little extra red pepper since I like it spicy. Quite Addictive! Nice & cool salad for summer.

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