I make my vinaigrettes: several of my favorites, I make ahead of time to do me for a week or two. Then I just whip up the salad and..voila! I have the vinaigrette for the salad in my hands.

Artichoke rice salad

AvatarCanning Homemade
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 3 hrs
Total Time 3 hrs 20 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 330 kcal



  • 1 cup uncooked regular long grain rice (brown is better for you)
  • 1 Lemon Garlic Vinaigrette as below.
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/4 cup fresh chopped parsley
  • 1 small red pepper, chopped
  • 1 can (14 oz) artichoke hearts, drained and cut into quarters.

Lemon Garlic Vinaigrette:

  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp grated lemon peel
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground pepper
  • tsp garlic, minced



  • Cook rice as directed on package.
  • Mix rice and green onions, freshly cut parsley, one small red pepper chopped and artichoke hearts quartered.
  • Toss with Lemon Garlic Vinaigrette as below.
  • Cover and chill for at least 3 hours and serve.
  • I am so in favor of home-made vinaigrettes, and this one just touches me. The taste is wondrous.
  • Healthy Recipes says this salad serves 8 people.

Lemon Garlic Vinaigrette INSTRUCTION:

  • Mix all ingredients in a blender 1 cup container.
  • Healthy dressing is ready to serve. Recipe makes 1/2 cup, dressing for 4 servings.
Keyword Artichoke rice salad