Meet Your New Favorite Summer Dish
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
1 1/3 cups water
1 bag RightRice original
1 avocado, diced
2 tablespoons shallot, minced
1 cup cucumber, medium diced
1 cup watermelon radish, cut into wedges
2 tablespoons fresh mint
2 tablespoons fresh parsley
½ cup crumbled soft cheese (we used feta)
¼ cup nuts (we used almonds, chopped)
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
In a medium saucepan, bring water to a boil then add RightRice.
Return to a boil, cover and immediately remove from heat.
Let stand, covered, for 10 minutes.
Fluff with a fork then let cool to room temperature.
Place in a serving bowl and top with chopped Summer vegetables and herbs.
Prepare vinaigrette by adding vinaigrette ingredients to a jar, covering with a tight-fitting lid and shaking until emulsified/combined.
Pour over RightRice & Summer vegetables and herbs and stir together to combine.
Top with cheese and nuts then serve at room temperature.
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