Brown rice salad

Brown rice salad a fresh and healthy recipe

Summer, hot temperatures and what’s better that to eat on the garden?

This is a fresh and very tasty brown rice salad with grilled vegetables, just an idea for your picnic full of taste and healthy food.

For this recipe it’s not important the right doses but remember for to cook the rice, the amount of water must be double the rice which will be ready to complete absorption (example 100g rice = 200g water).

 

INGREDIENTS for Brown rice salad:

  • peppers red and green
  • cauliflower
  • broccoli
  • carrots
  • spring onion
  • bean sprouts
  • olives
  • brown rice
  • curry
  • paprika
  • soy sauce
  • olive oil

 

FOR THE SAUCE:

  • greek yogurt white
  • orange marmalade
  • thyme
  • coriander

 

Wash and dry the peppers and put them in a preheated oven at the highest temperature, until they are roasted, taking care to turn them from time to time;

Wash and cut broccoli and cauliflower and let them boil in salted water for a few seconds, drain them to let them cool;

Apart mix a part of soy sauce with two parts of water (the total volume must be double the rice) and cook until the rice has absorbed all the liquid;

Once the peppers are ready let cool on a plate, wrapped in parchment paper (baking paper if you do not have an excellent replacement in this case is the paper bag of bread);

Now take all the other vegetables, carrots, onion, bean sprouts and olives, wash and cut into pieces, then put a small amount of oil in a pan and let cook the vegetables by adding a sprinkling of paprika curry and salt, be careful not to overcook if you do not want to lose flavor and nutrients of vegetables;

Meanwhile peel the peppers and cut into pieces, put them in a bowl and combine the rice and the vegetables, mix well and allow to cool.

Last touch of freshness to this dish is the sauce flavored yogurt, place in a mortar a few leaves of coriander and thyme and beat them until they are pureed, put this pesto in a small bowl with yogurt and a teaspoon of orange jam, mix gently until the sauce is homogeneous, put a bit in the bowl containing rice and keep aside the rest for garnish dishes.

Taste accompanied this amazing dish, let your imagination run with vegetables and spices different, let us know your variants in the comments and have fun !!

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