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Green rice with beetroot & apple salsa

Green rice with beetroot & apple salsa

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

Why not make this healthy rice salad the night before to save time when you're in a rush? We've added walnuts to the salsa as they're rich in essential omega-3 fats

  • Gluten-free
  • Healthy
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
low inkcal332
low infat11g
saturates1g
carbs45g
sugars12g
fibre8g
protein10g
salt0.1g
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Ingredients

For the rice

For the salsa

Method

  • STEP 1

    Boil the rice for 20 mins, then add the green beans and cook 5 mins more until both are just tender. Drain and leave to cool slightly before stirring in the cucumber, spring onions, mint and lemon juice.

  • STEP 2

    Meanwhile, stir all the salsa ingredients together.

  • STEP 3

    Spoon the rice onto plates and serve with the salsa, scattered with a few extra mint leaves.

RECIPE TIPS
MAKE AHEAD

Get ahead for the next day - make the rice and salsa the night before and chill. For best results, toss the apple and nuts into the salsa on the day, so they stay fresh.

DID YOU KNOW?

Beetroot contains a compound called betaine, which helps lower blood pressure and promotes muscle repair after exercise.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, June 2016

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