Confetti Rice Salad
Crispy blanched carrots and green beans mingle with green peas, bell peppers, red onions, and green onions in this fresh and festive rice salad that's bound to brighten any party - just like regular confetti! There's a little dicing involved, but your tastebuds will thank you for it. As will any (pot)lucky guests who get to try this! It all starts with rice, and Chef John's baked pilaf-style method will deliver the perfect, fluffy grains in about 35 minutes. While it cools, you can dice the veggies, which really only takes about 15 minutes. In fact, this would be a great recipe to set your benchmark, and then see how your knife skills improve over time. Or, just use a food processor to chop everything. So don't let all the colorful little pieces of varying veggies scare you from this dazzling rice salad. Get the recipe for Confetti Rice Salad.