Grain is a common ingredient in many salad recipes as the main source or protein and/or fibre. Grains may include rices, noodles, beans or more raw grain types like quinoa.
This is a light and healthy salad or side dish. If you can't find black beans, kidney beans work equally well.
This brown rice salad recipe is made every Christmas without fail. It is a favourite of every member of the family, and whenever we have guests, they remark on the flavour of this beautiful colourful brown rice salad as well. Goes great with a bbq, other crisp leaf salads, cold meat, just about everything, use as a side dish or as a main with other salads and meat. The green and red capsicum and the black raisins make it a very colourful salad.
A Middle Eastern side dish comprised of cooked broad beans, tomatoes, onion and cucumber with a lemon dressing. Simple and delicious.
One of my favourite couscous recipes there are great colours and flavours with ingredients like capsicum, olives and cumin.
Fluffy couscous mixed with grilled veggies and dressed with olive oil and balsamic vinegar. A delightful vegetarian dish.