1 cup loosely packed fresh mint leaves
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup white wine vinegar
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 cup chopped cucumber
1/3 cup chopped pecans, toasted
2 tablespoons minced red onion
3 peaches, chopped, peeled and pitted
1 cup day-old brown rice
1 cup leftover cooked green beans
red leaf lettuce
Make the dressing by blending the dressing ingredients in a blender or food processor.
Combine salad ingredients in a large bowl (don't forget the pecans!), drizzle dressing to taste over salad, toss well to coat.
Serve on top of red leaf lettuce leaves (whole or torn). Add cooked, sliced chicken as desired.