Brown Rice Salad with Lemon Citrus Dressing

 
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Recipe thanks to Trudi Baird, one of our Invercargill facilitators

This salad contains both ginger and pineapple which are both great digestive aids.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup brown rice

  • 1 diced green capsicum

  • 1 large grated carrot

  • 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh pineapple

  • 1/2 cup dried currants

  • Seeds from one pomegranate

  • Chopped fresh mint

Dressing:

  • 2-3 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice

  • 1 tbsp honey or maple syrup

  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger

  • 1/2 tsp mustard powder

  • 3-4 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil

  • Good pinch of salt

  • Black pepper to taste

Method:

1. Soak brown rice overnight, drain, rinse and cook then cool.
2. Blend the dressing ingredients well.
3. Toss all salad ingredients together with dressing and serve.

Tracey Loughran