Mixed bean & wild rice salad

Mixed bean & wild rice salad

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(2 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 25 mins

Easy

Serves 6 - 8
Reach into your storecupboard for pulses and sweetcorn to form the base for this simple side with hot, sweet dressing

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving (6)

  • kcal367
  • fat2g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs74g
  • sugars11g
  • fibre8g
  • protein12g
  • salt1.2g
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Ingredients

  • 375g rice mix, we used brown basmati & wild rice
    Rice

    Rice

    r-eye-s

    Rice is a grain, the seed of a type of grass, which is the most widely grown and the most…

  • 2 x 400g cans mixed beans, drained and rinsed
  • 340g can sweetcorn, drained
    Sweetcorn

    Sweetcorn

    sw-eet corn

    Also known as corn on the cob, sweetcorn is composed of rows of tightly packed golden yellow…

  • 1 small red onion, finely sliced
  • 2 red peppers, deseeded and diced
  • zest and juice 1 lime
    Lime

    Lime

    ly-m

    The same shape, but smaller than…

  • 2 tsp honey
    Honey

    Honey

    huh-nee

    Honey is made by bees from the nectar they collect from flowers. Viscous and fragrant, it's…

  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely sliced
  • small bunch coriander, leaves picked

Method

  1. Cook rice following pack instructions. Once cooked, rinse under cold water to cool down. Once cold combine in a bowl with the beans, sweetcorn, onion and red peppers.

  2. Mix the lime zest and juice, honey and chilli. Pour over the rice mixture and mix well, then season to taste. Stir through the coriander leaves just before serving.

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sophia1234x
6th Mar, 2015
Really lovely salad. Would use more honey next time but overall loved this recipe.
linzema
18th Aug, 2014
5.05
Served this as a side to bbq'ed fish and was a huge hit. Almost a meal on it's own, colorful and tasty. Will make again.
nic243
30th Jun, 2016
can I make this a day ahead?
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