American-grown rice is nice in this tempting tabbouleh salad.
For countless health reasons, including weight loss and improved heart health, an increasing number of Americans are setting aside one day a week or more to go meatless. Fortunately, those seeking plant-based recipes that the whole family will love can look to USA-grown rice for inspiration.
From Brown Rice Burritos to Creamy Red Beans & Rice with Caramelized Onions, there’s flavorful ideas for everyone to enjoy. The key is Texmati® Rice with its unique nutty, buttery flavor and popcorn-like aroma that enhances every recipe.
Try it in Rice Tabbouleh, a twist on the popular grain-based salad bursting with Mediterranean flavors. It’s terrific for a weekday meal or to bring to any gathering, and it’s gluten free.
3 cups cooked Texmati Brown or White Rice
1 cup chopped Italian flat-leaf parsley
3/4 cup chopped cucumber
3/4 cup chopped tomato
1/4 cup minced mint leaves
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup lemon juice
Salt and pepper to taste
In a large bowl, combine all ingredients. Toss well.
If desired, you can add in rinsed canned beans, feta cheese or even leftover chopped chicken (for those who want a bit of meat).
For more recipes and facts, visit www.riceselect.com.