Amazing vegetable Rice Salad recipe

Amazing vegetable Rice Salad recipe

This delicious and spicy salad works very well with Indian and East Asian dishes.

Salad

2 Cups cooked long grain brown rice

1/4 cup finely sliced radish (about 3 large radishes)

1/2 cup peeled, seeds, and finely diced cucumber

1/2 cup finely diced red bell pepper

1/4 cup finely diced celery

1/4 cup thinly sliced scallions

Dressing

2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

2 tablespoons Barlean’s organic flax oil

1/4 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese

3 tablespoons cider vinegar

2 tablespoons plain nonfat yogurt

1 tablespoons minced fresh basil, or other fresh herb

1/2 teaspoon prepared mustard

Garnish

lettuce leaves

tomato wedges

2 tablespoons pumpkin seeds (optional)

combine all of the salad ingredients in a large bowl.

Blend all of the dressing ingredients in a small mixing bowl.

Add the dressing to the salad and mix well. cover tightly and refrigerate overnight.

When ready to serve, arrange the lettuce leaves on a large serving platter. Toss the salad lightly and mound it in the center. Garnish with tomato wedges. sprinkle with pumpkin seeds if desired.

 

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