"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali
4 cups cooked rice (cooled) 2 cups cubed chicken or 2 cans of shrimp 1 small can pimento or 1/2 red pepper chopped 2 tbsp onion, chopped 1 cup celery sliced cut 1/4 inch thick 1 green pepper, chopped 1 pkg (box) green peas slightly cooked 1 can diced carrots 1 cup mayonnaise Salt and pepper to taste
Mix all together and refrigerate overnight. Makes a large bowl. Serves 10 to 15 or more.
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