Nothing like making use out of those brand new lunch containers, are we right? Try this Garden Brown Rice Salad with our homemade vinaigrette and enjoy the ultimate recipe to add to your lunch prep rotation.
Prepare rice according to package directions.
Place rice in a large bowl. Add cucumber, tomatoes, and green onions; mix lightly.
Place vinegar, soy sauce, garlic, and pepper in a blender; blend thoroughly. Add to rice mixture; toss gently to coat. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.
How much do we love this veggie salad? Let’s just say it’s on the tippy top of our list for anything from picnic salads to everyday lunch sides. Made with fresh veggies, whole grain brown rice, and an irresistible homemade dressing, you can see why it makes an impression.
Our favorite part of this dish is the fact that you can get both your veggies and your carbs all in one! Just add a protein and you’ll have a perfectly balanced meal. Aside from that, it also holds well and can be made well in advance.
The secret to making this irresistible salad is all in the homemade dressing. With rice wine vinegar, reduced-sodium soy sauce, and fresh garlic, this is the kind of versatile vinaigrette you can use to freshen up almost any salad.
Also, this dressing gets easily soaked up by our Success® Brown Rice, thinly sliced cucumbers, chunks of fresh tomatoes, and chopped green onions. With a touch of soy sauce and sesame seeds, it also has a slightly-Asian taste.
Whip up a batch of this Garden Salad for your next picnic adventure and make sure to bring the ultimate on-the-go sweet treat – Pining Strawmatic Rice Bars.