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Brown Rice Summer Salad Recipe - Make Friends With This Salad....

This salad is sure to win you a few new friends at the next BBQ! It's fresh, it has crunch and just the right amount of tang. Or you may simply choose to make it for dinner one night, the next time the weather is just ridiculously Hot! I've been making this salad and combining it with some chorizo sausages.

Simple to make, it really is a no fuss, filling dinner that won't have you breaking a sweat.

You will need...

1 cup brown rice
200g full cream feta (chopped)
200g semi dried tomatoes (chopped)
Sugar-snap beans (chopped)
1/4 cup lemon juice
2 tbsp olive oil
fresh baby spinach leaves (chopped)

(Optional - serve with Chorizo Sausages(4) )

Prepare the brown rice as per the package directions. Then once cooked place in a colander and run some cold water over the rice (this will stop the cooking process and as this salad is best served cold, will help quicken it to the table). 

Transfer the rice to a large bowl and then add the chopped feta, semi dried tomatoes and sugar-snap beans. Give this a good toss with a wooden spoon until it is well combined. 

Next in a separate small bowl combine the lemon juice and oil.  Add this to your rice mixture, a little at a time, till you reach your desired level of  "lemon taste". (This amount of lemon may be too much for some palates). 

To finish mix through the baby spinach leaves (just enough to suit your liking). 

Once your salad is ready you can serve it as side dish or make it the "main" attraction by  adding some sliced warm chorizo sausages.


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  1. This is a fabulous salad, full of flavour.......add chorizo, sublime!!!!

  2. This is my sort of salad - perfect combination of flavours.

    1. It's very tasty Malinda let me know if you try it x

  3. Gosh this looks great. I'm adding these ingredients to my shopping list now! Thank you for linking up with us for Fabulous Foodie Fridays. I hope you have a lovely weekend x

    1. Thanks for hosting :) hope you have a great weekend too x

  4. PS. I now have the 'can't make friends with salad' song stuck in my head!

    1. Bahaha that's all I could think of when writing this post. Had to put in there somehow lol 😉

  5. What a delicious combination Bec. Can't wait to add this to the salad rotation at my place! Am loving your blog - so nice to discover via Fab Foodie Fridays.

  6. This sounds delicious... will have to give it a try!

  7. Yum, I just know I'm gonna love this one!! x

  8. ohhhh yum! Yes I can see us being great friends - me and this salad ;) xx

  9. You had me at "combine with chorizo sausages". Yum yum yum! Looks delicious Bec.


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