Try this Rainbow Rice Salad Bowl, it’s a meal you eat with your eyes first!

Red tomato, yellow pepper, purple beans, green cucumber on a bed of brown and wild rice with lentils make this dish a visual feast even before you tuck in.

try this rainbow rice salad bowl its a meal you eat with your eyes first - Try this Rainbow Rice Salad Bowl, it’s a meal you eat with your eyes first!

What exactly is a rainbow rice bowl? Well, one thing it is for sure is that it is colourful. However, as well as looking good, it can also be super-good for you.

Depending on the ingredients, it can help you to stay fit and healthy.

Thanks to B-well this meal is packed with cancer-fighting nutrients to combat more than just the common cold. The combination of brown and wild rice with lentils is rich in nutrients and fibre.

This Rainbow Rice Salad Bowl is an ideal winter side dish, when a salad of lettuce just won’t do. Sometimes you need something a little more substantial!

It also is a great option for vegans and vegetarians as it contains no animal products.

Rainbow Rice Salad Bowl

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Recipe by B-Well Love. Food. Life Course: LunchCuisine: GlobalDifficulty: Easy

Servings

4

servings

Prep time

20

minutes

Cooking time

20

minutes

Total time

40

minutes

Mix the protein of beans, the vitamins of peppers and tomato plus the health benefits of wholegrain rice and lentils and you’ve got a nutrient-dense dish.

Ingredients

  • 200 g uncooked brown and wild rice with lentils

  • 1 tin butter beans and 1 tin red kidney beans, drained and rinsed

  • 1 tomatoes, chopped

  • 1 red pepper, chopped

  • 1 yellow pepper, chopped

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 avocado

  • 1/2 cucumber, chopped

  • 90 g mixed nuts, chopped

  • Salad Dressing
  • 1/2 cup B-Well canola and olive oil

  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1/2 each each parsley,

  • oregano and thyme

  • 1 tsp sesame seeds

  • salt and black pepper, to taste

Method

  • Cook rice and allow it to cool.
  • Spread with avocado.
  • Then add in all the other ingredients and mix through.
  • Blend B-well Canola & Olive Oil together with all the dressing ingredients. Shake and pour over the salad.
  • Chill and serve.

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