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Brown Rice and Oregon Blueberry Salad with Lemon Basil Dressing

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Brown Rice and Oregon Blueberry Salad with Lemon Basil Dressing

By Sala Kannan

www.veggiebelly.com

 

Ingredients

1 cup Hinode long grain brown rice

1 cup fresh blueberries. I used hood river blueberries.

¾ cup cubed cucumber

¼ heaping cup dried cranberries

2 tablespoons slivered almonds

½ cup cubed mangoes, optional

½ cup baby arugula, optional

For the lemon basil dressing
1½ tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon lemon zest
10 Basil leaves, chopped finely
Salt and pepper

Method

  1. Cook the brown rice according to package instruction. Let the cooked rice cool well.
  2. Then add all other ingredients from blueberries through arugula and mix gently.
  3. Whisk all the dressing ingredients together, and pour half thedressing over the salad. Toss well. Serve chilled or at room temperature.
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