TRICOLOUR RICE SALAD

We love pretty food! This rice dish is perfect as a side dish, or on its own.

You’ll need:

1 cup red rice
1 cup Emperor’s’ Rice (black rice)
1 cup brown rice
1 large onion, chopped
1 bunch of spring onions
1 cup sugar snap peas (frozen)
1 cup string beans (frozen), chopped
Garlic salt
Pinch of oregano
Pinch of basil
Balsamic Vinegar (or fresh lemon juice)
Cold Pressed Virgin Olive Oil

Here’s how:

  1. Pour one cup of each rice into a pot with two cups of water for each cup of rice.
  2. Bring to the boil, let it boil for 5 minutes and then seal the saucepan for about 20 minutes.
  3. In the meantime, chop the onions and spring onions.
  4. Add crushed garlic.
  5. Dunk the peas and the string beans into boiling water for a few minutes.
  6. Add chopped onions, spring onions.
  7. Check that the rice is nice and swollen and fluffy.
  8. Combine all the ingredients including the spices into a large salad bowl.
  9. Stir the veggies into the rice mixture.
  10. Add the spices.
  11. Pour over the vinegar and olive oil.
  12. Serve hot or cold.