BASMATI RICE WITH SUMMER VEGETABLE SALAD

07 Jun BASMATI RICE WITH SUMMER VEGETABLE SALAD

If you want best weight loss, enjoy this wonderful high protein salad.  Not just for summer — but anytime!

INGREDIENT ITEMS

  • 1 small shallot, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves
  • Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper
  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cups cooked basmati rice, cooled
  • 2 cups bite-size pieces assorted vegetables (such as radishes, tomatoes, peas, summer squash) or carrot ribbons
  • 3/4 cup torn mixed leafy greens, sprouts, and herbs
  • 1/3 cup chopped red, yellow, or white onion or scallions
  • 2 tablespoons toasted pine nuts (optional)

DIRECTIONS

  1. Pulse first 4 ingredients in a blender until combined; season with salt and pepper. With blender running, slowly drizzle in oil. Process dressing until well blended.
  2. Place remaining ingredients in a large bowl; drizzle with 3 tablespoons dressing and toss to coat. Pass remaining dressing alongside for drizzling over.

Prep Time:

30 m

Ready In:

30 m