Brown Rice Tabbouleh Salad

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Brown Rice Tabbouleh Salad

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Number of Servings: 
8
Recipe Source: 

Lundberg Family Farms

Ingredients: 
  • 2 c of Lundberg Family Farms Short Grain Brown Rice
  • ½ c dried apricots, chopped
  • ½ c slivered almonds, toasted
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 c chopped parsley
  • 1 c chopped cilantro
  • ½ c chopped mint
  • ½ c chopped green onions
  • 2 c cherry tomatoes, halved
  • Salt  and freshly ground pepper to taste
Directions: 
  1. Cook Lundberg Short Grain Brown Rice according to package directions. Let sit 5 minutes, then fluff with a fork.
     
  2. In a large bowl, whisk the oil and lime juice. 
     
  3. Add all ingredients, including the warm rice to the dressing. Toss well. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve warm or cold.
Notes: 

Short grain brown rice is a great, slightly chewy substitute for couscous in this Mediterranean classic.

Nutrition Info: 

Calories:  270, Total Fat:  10g, Saturated Fat:  1.5g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium:  20mg, Total Carbohydrates:  45g, Fiber: 5g, Sugar: 7g, Protein: 5g