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Papaya & Olives with Brown Rice

Papaya & Olives with Brown Rice
Makes: 3  servings Start to Finish 15 mins

Ingredients

  • 3 cups  cooked brown rice*
  • 1/4 cup  chopped papaya or mango
  • 3 tablespoons  pitted ripe olives, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons  snipped fresh chives
  • 2 tablespoons  balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon  olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons  slivered almonds, toasted
  • Lettuce leaves
  • 1 - 2 papayas, seeded and cut into wedges

Directions

1. In a large bowl combine cooked rice, papaya, olives, chives, vinegar, and oil; toss to combine.

2. Serve immediately or cover and chill for up to 6 hours.

3. Just before serving, stir in almonds. Serve on lettuce-lined plates with papaya wedges.

Note

*
  • To cook brown rice, in a medium saucepan bring 2 cups water and 1/4 teaspoon salt to boiling. Add 1 cup rice. Return to boiling. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 45 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes. If desired, cover and chill for up to 3 days.
From FitnessMagazine.com