Black Rice is full of flavor on its own and when teamed with garden fresh vegetables and Lemon seasoning, it becomes a wholesome delicious irresistible dish. The Rice when cooked turns a deep purple.
Time required: 25 Minutes
1 Cup Black Rice
6 – 8 Walnuts
4 scallions, Chopped
8 – 10 Beans, Cut into 1″ pieces and steamed
1/4 Cup boiled Peas
1/2 Yellow or Red Pepper
10 – 12 Baby Tomatoes, Halved
4 ounces green beans, thinly sliced (about 1 cup)
Juice of 1 Lemon
1 tbsp Honey
2 tbsp extra-virgin Olive Oil
Freshly ground black pepper according to taste
Salt to taste
Cook Rice and let it cool. Roast the Walnuts. Whisk Olive Oil, Salt, Pepper, Honey, and Lemon. In a mixing bowl add Rice, Walnuts, and Vegetables. Pour the dressing and toss.
Chill for half an hour and remove to a serving dish and serve Black Rice Salad.