Greens and Grain Salad

By Jody Vassallo

Greens and Grain Salad
Greens and Grain Salad recipe, brought to you by MiNDFOOD.

Serves 4

1 cup brown or red rice

200g broccoli, cut into florets

100g kale or English spinach

100g green beans, trimmed

1 cup fresh or frozen peas

1 large red chilli, seeded and thinly sliced (optional)

¼ cup sunflower seeds

1 cup parsley leaves

1 clove garlic, chopped

1 tsp lemon zest

2 tsp brown rice vinegar or apple cider vinegar

2 tsp cold pressed sesame oil or extra virgin olive oil

2 tbsp cold vegetable stock

1 Put the rice into a saucepan or rice cooker, cover with water and cook for 30 minutes or until soft. Allow to cool slightly while you prepare 
the vegetables.

2 Put the broccoli and kale into steamer and cook until soft, drain well. Put beans and peas into a steamer and cook in a saucepan over simmering water for 3-5 minutes or until bright green and tender.

3 Heat a chargrill pan, spray the broccoli with a little olive oil and cook over a high heat until charred.

4 Put the rice, vegetables, chilli, sunflower seeds and parsley into a bowl.

5 Whisk together the garlic, lemon zest, vinegar, oil and vegetable stock. Pour over 
the rice and vegetables and toss to combine.


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