Spice-up your life with this Zesty Rice Salad

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Curry and lemon juice give this intriguing salad extra freshness and flair. The mix of homemade dressing with whole grains and raw veggies will add spring to your step and fill up you. The end result is a delicious dish that is energetically equalizing--it's seriously feel good food.

Zesty Rice Salad

  • 1 clove garlic
  • 3/4-1 in. piece of fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tbsp. curry powder
  • 3 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup cooked brown rice
  • 1 cup chopped fresh spinach
  • 1 cup red cabbage, chopped (or coleslaw mix)
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 5 button mushrooms, chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped carrots

 

To prepare the dressing, combine the garlic through olive oil in a blender and pulse thoroughly.

Combine the remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Pour roughly half of the dressing over the salad and toss well to coat. Reserve the remaining dressing for future use.

Serves 4-6.

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