Brown rice sometimes gets a bad rap, especially with the kids. This recipe has so many yummy flavours and textures going on it’s hard to believe it’s good for you.

To make Brown Rice Salad, you will need:

1 cup brown rice

2 spring onions sliced

3 sticks celery finely sliced

30 g dried cranberries

410 g tinned corn kernels drained

70 g cashew nuts

1 red capsicum diced

120 ml balsamic vinaigrette salad dressing

How to make Brown Rice Salad:

Cook brown rice according to packet instructions.

Transfer rice to a large bowl, add spring onion, celery, dried cranberries, corn kernels, cashew nuts, and capsicum and mix until well combined.

Drizzle with vinaigrette and give a final mix through.

Cover and refrigerate until chilled.

Transfer to serving bowl and serve cold.

Serves 6

Trudi’s Tips: Replace¬†walnuts with cashews. In fact, experiment and add as you feel: feta, diced apples, pecans, mango, rocket, kale pinenuts. Whatever tickles your fancy!

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