Brown Rice Salad with Cumin, Lime Vinaigrette

23 Aug


Perfect Vegan Lunch


1/4 cup lime juice
1/4 cup olive oil
2 cloves garlic
1 tsp ground cumin
2 dashes of turmeric
sea salt
1 cup grape tomatoes, sliced in half
1 cup chickpeas or cannellini beans
2 cups cooked brown rice
5 tbsp fresh cilantro, finely chopped

*optional: add cubed cucumber or avocado. You can also substitute quinoa, barley or whole wheat pasta for the rice


Put garlic clove and salt in a small bowl and mash them together with a fork to form a paste. Add lime juice, zest, cumin and turmeric. Whisk lime juice mixture together then slowly whisk in the olive oil. Taste, adjust salt as needed; set aside.
Combine remaining ingredients in a bowl. Toss in dressing.
Chill to serve.

Nutritional Info 

  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 207.2
  • Total Fat: 10.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 157.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 26.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.3 g
  • Protein: 3.9 g

One Response to “Brown Rice Salad with Cumin, Lime Vinaigrette”

  1. boowholefoods August 23, 2017 at 9:27 am #

    This looks so fresh and delicious 🙂

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