Muffaletta Rice Salad

Lookin for an easy recipe? How about one that requires four hours of "fridge time?" Hillshire Farm® Smoked Sausage mixed in with salad greens and stored in the fridge for at least four hours. Makes a great compliment to any meal.

AVERAGE CUSTOMER RATING

  • Prep Time

    30 Minutes

  • Cook Time

    4 Minutes

  • Makes

    6

Ingredients

Salad:

4 Cups

cooked long grain white rice, cooled

1 Cup

provolone or mozzarella cheese cubes

3/4 Cup

chopped celery

1/2 Cup

coarsely chopped pimiento-stuffed green olives

1/2 Cup

sliced ripe black olives

1/3 Cup

chopped sweet onion

1/3 Cup

chopped fresh basil

Dressing:

1/2 Cup

olive oil

1/3 Cup

balsamic or red wine vinegar

1 Tbsp.

minced garlic

2 Tsps.

dried oregano

1 Tsp.

ground black pepper

3/4 Tsp.

sugar

Preparation

1

Cut sausage into ½“ cubes.  Heat a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat for 3 minutes.  Add sausage and cook stirring frequently for 3-4 minutes or until lightly browned.

2

Combine sausage with all salad ingredients in large bowl.

3

Whisk dressing ingredients together in small bowl until thoroughly combined.  Pour over salad tossing lightly to combine.  Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or up to 24 hours before serving.