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Colorful Veggie Rice

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Colorful Veggie Rice
Servings: 4
Calories: 594kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup brown rice, raw
  • 2 medium carrot
  • 1 medium cucumber
  • 1 stalk celery
  • 1/4 medium onion
  • 1 medium apple
  • 1/8 cup chopped parsley, fresh
  • 6 medium (3/4" to 1" dia) radish
  • 1 can drained chickpeas (garbanzo beans), canned
  • 1/4 cup, chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup cranberries, dried

Dressing

  • 1/3 cup grapeseed oil
  • 3 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar, white wine
  • 1 tablespoon mustard, dijon
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper, ground

Instructions

  • Cook rice as directed on package. Set aside to cool.
  • Meanwhile, shred carrots into a large bowl. Dice cucumber and celery; chop onion, apple and parsley;¬†thinly slice radishes; and drain and rinse chickpeas. Add to bowl with carrots, along with walnuts and cranberries.
  • In a separate small bowl (or mason jar with lid), add grapeseed oil, lemon juice, honey, white wine vinegar, mustard, salt, and pepper; mix well. Pour into bowl of veggies and add cooked rice. Toss together to coat evenly.
  • Serve immediately at room temperature, or refrigerate¬†for later and serve chilled.

Nutrition

Calories: 594kcal | Carbohydrates: 83g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 406mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 25g