*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                         Summertime Main Dish Salad
 
 Recipe By     : Taste Of Home, 6/97
 Serving Size  : 9    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Entree                           Low-Fat
                 Salads                           Summer
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2 1/2  c             ham, extra lean -- cooked, cubed
      1/3  c             onion -- chopped
    2      cloves        garlic -- minced
    1      tsp           oregano -- dried
    1      tsp           thyme -- dried
      1/4  tsp           cayenne pepper
      1/4  tsp           pepper
    1      tbsp          oil
      1/3  c             cider vinegar
    4      c             rice, cooked
    3      c             cooked chicken -- diced
    2                    celery ribs -- thinly sliced
      1/2  c             green pepper -- julienned
      1/2  c             sweet red pepper -- julienned
    2      ea            green onion -- sliced
    2      cups          cherry tomatoes
 
 In a skillet over medium heat, saute the first seven ingredients in oil
 until vegetables are tender.  Remove from the heat; stir in vinegar. 
 Cool for 5 minutes.  
 
 In a bowl, toss rice, chicken, celery, peppers and onions.  Stir in the
 ham mixture.  Cover and chill for at least 2 hours.  Garnish with
 tomatoes.
 
 
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