Avocado and brown rice salad recipe

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  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

serves:

4

Skill:

easy

Spice:

Mild

Prep:

10 min

Cooking:

15 min

Nutrition per portion

RDA
Calories 400 kCal 20%
Fat 25g 36%

Great on its own for lunch, or as a side dish to chicken, this healthy, meat-free brown rice salad is really tasty and easy to make

Ingredients

  • 175g easy-cook brown rice
  • 6 spring onions, finely sliced
  • 2 ripe Hass avocado (remove skin and stone, and dice flesh)
  • 1 small clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 3 tbsp hemp seed oil (eg Good Oil)
  • 150g cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • Pinch of dried chilli flakes

Method

  • Cook the rice according to the packet instructions. Once the rice is cooked, drain well and allow to cool.

  • To make the dressing: combine the oil, vinegar and garlic.

  • Transfer the rice to a serving bowl, stir in the avocado, spring onions, tomatoes, chilli flakes and dressing and serve immediately.

Top tip for making Avocado and brown rice salad

Swapping white rice for healthier brown rice, as well as eating a healthy diet and doing regular exercise, could cut your chance of developing type 2 diabetes.

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