Meet Your New Favorite Summer Dish

RightRice summer dish

Updated Jun 21, 2019 @ 4:35 pm

A rice salad with fresh veggies, herbs and lemon vinaigrette—it’s a total crowd pleaser. Make one that’s even more delicious and healthier with your secret weapon: RightRice. RightRice is made from a blend of more than 90% vegetables and pulses, including lentils, chickpeas, and peas, plus rice, and no fillers or preservatives. It has more than twice the protein, 5 times the fiber and almost 40% fewer net carbs than white rice. Have this salad for dinner, bring it to a barbecue—it’s so simple to make, loaded with great flavor and packed with good nutrition to fuel your fun summer days.

RightRice Summer Salad

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep Time:
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Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 cups water
  • 1 bag RightRice original
  • 2 cups Summer vegetables:
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 2 tablespoons shallot, minced
  • 1 cup cucumber, medium diced
  • 1 cup watermelon radish, cut into wedges
  • ¼ cup fresh herbs:
  • 2 tablespoons fresh mint
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley
  • ½ cup crumbled soft cheese (we used feta)
  • ¼ cup nuts (we used almonds, chopped)
  • Vinaigrette:
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • ½ teaspoon lemon zest
  • ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan, bring water to a boil then add RightRice.
  2. Return to a boil, cover and immediately remove from heat.
  3. Let stand, covered, for 10 minutes.
  4. Fluff with a fork then let cool to room temperature.
  5. Place in a serving bowl and top with chopped Summer vegetables and herbs.
  6. Prepare vinaigrette by adding vinaigrette ingredients to a jar, covering with a tight-fitting lid and shaking until emulsified/combined.
  7. Pour over RightRice & Summer vegetables and herbs and stir together to combine.
  8. Top with cheese and nuts then serve at room temperature.
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