Southwest Rice Salad with Lemon Dressing

A zesty recipe for cold rice salad packed with Southwestern flavors like green chiles, avocado, corn, tomatoes, red onion and cilantro lightly dressed with lemon and olive oil. The bright and fresh flavors make it the perfect accompaniment to anything grilled and it is perfect for a pot-luck, picnic or barbecue.Rice salad may sound a… 

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Smoky Chorizo and Beans with Brown Rice

This hearty Chorizo, Beans and Rice recipe was a request from my Dad. I call it man-food. Rice and beans are a classic combo and the chorizo really makes this one special by taking on a starring role to infuse the entire dish with its spicy flavor.Sliced chorizo sausage and ground beef are sauteed in… 

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Baked Brown Rice with Smoked Gouda Cheese and Spinach

This is a truly comforting side dish recipe for Baked Brown Rice with Smoked Gouda Cheese & Spinach. There’s serious creaminess going on and a ton of deep, smoky flavor from the Gouda that makes it unforgettably delicious. The sauce is started with a roux and made with chicken broth, milk, Smoked Gouda cheese, lightly… 

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