Brown Rice and Orange Salad

    Brown Rice and Orange Salad


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    This recipe calls for orange in both the salad and in the dressing which also includes honey and balsamic vinegar.

    Serves: 4 

    • 1 1/2 cups (315g) uncooked brown rice
    • 3 cups (750ml) water
    • 2/3 cup orange juice
    • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
    • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
    • 2 tablespoons honey
    • 2 teaspoons orange zest
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1 1/2 cups (155g) spinach leaves
    • 2 large oranges, peeled, sectioned and cut into pieces
    • half a red onion, cut into slices

    Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:50min  ›  Ready in:1hour 

    1. In a large saucepan combine rice and water. Cook over high heat until mixture boils. Reduce heat to low, cover and cook for 45 to 60 minutes or until rice has absorbed all liquid.
    2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl whisk the orange juice, oil, balsamic vinegar, honey, orange zest and salt. Pour dressing over hot cooked rice and mix well. Cover and chill until cold.
    3. Just before serving, stir the spinach leaves, oranges and onion into the rice mixture. Serve immediately.

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