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Yellow rice salad with seeds, nuts and green herbs

Yellow rice salad with seeds, nuts and green herbs
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SERVES:
6
DIFFICULTY:
Easy
PREP TIME:
30 minutes
COOK TIME:
25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cups SunRice Low GI white rice
  • 1 tbsp Turmeric
  • 3 large Roma tomatoes, diced
  • 1/3 cup Diced red onion
  • 1/2 cup Mixed seeds (pumpkin and sunflower)
  • 3 tbsp Pine nuts
  • 1/3 cup Chopped raw pecans
  • 1/3 cup Currants
  • 4 Spring onions, sliced
  • 1 cup Chopped mixed fresh herbs (parsley, mint, basil)
  • 1/3 cup Olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Finely grated orange zest
  • 1/4 cup Fresh orange juice
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Method

  • Cook rice according to instructions on-pack until al dente adding turmeric to the cooking water. When cooked, spread out in a thin layer on a large tray to cool.
  • When cold, put the rice in a large bowl with the tomatoes, red onion, pumpkin and sunflower seeds, pine nuts, pecans, currants, spring onion and green herbs.
  • To make the dressing whisk together the olive oil, orange zest and juice. Season to taste, pour over salad and lightly toss.

Notes

Energy per serve: 2210kJ
Gi estimate: Low

Nutritional information (per serve)

Calories: 530kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 27g | Sodium: 21mg | Potassium: 546mg | Fiber: 5g
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