Rice salad: 10 healthy and easy to prepare recipes

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Rice salad is a dish that cannot be missing on the summer table, both for lunch and dinner, on the beach or during a trip, but also as a packed lunch to take to the office.

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THErice salad it is a dish that cannot be missing on the summer table, both for lunch and dinner, on the beach or during a trip, but also as a packed lunch to take to the office.





As you well know, the rice salad is very versatile in preparation, since you can easily vary it ingredients with which to season this dish both according to your tastes and according to what you have available.

You can choose to dress your rice salad with cooked or raw vegetables, with homemade sauces, herbs, spices, legumes, nuts and seeds. Here is a collection of vegetarian recipes and vegan to prepare at home always different rice salads.

Index

Green rice salad

If you want to prepare areally green rice salad, rely on these ingredients for the dressing: large courgettes, green peppers, rocket, green apples, basil leaves and pistachios. The result will be beautiful and tasty. THU recipe.

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Rice and chickpea salad

If you love chickpeas, you can't forget to choose them as ingredients for your rice salads. Combined rice and chickpeas with pitted olives, cherry tomatoes, bay leaves, sweet vinegar, oregano and marjoram, cubes of tofu or morsels of mozzarella. THU the complete recipe.

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Saffron rice salad

All you need is a little imagination to prepare a good rice salad. For example, you can make it even more colorful by adding some saffron to the seasoning. Among the ingredients, choose fresh peas, cherry tomatoes, asparagus and fresh mint. THU the recipe to follow.

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Vegetarian yellow rice salad

To make yours more colorful rice salad in a vegetarian version you can choose saffron or turmeric. As a condiment here are the fresh boiled peas, the carrots cut into cubes and small pieces of smoked cheese, to which also add peppers and mint. THU recipe.



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Vegan rice salad with vegetables and smoked tofu

To make yours tastier vegan rice salad you can choose smoked tofu or try flavoring classic tofu with smoked paprika before using it as a condiment. Also add tomatoes, aubergines and courgettes. THU the recipe to follow.

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Brown rice salad with pesto

Instead of the classic white rice to prepare your rice salad you can choose the brown rice. As a condiment, prepare a homemade pesto with pine nuts, fresh basil and extra virgin olive oil. Enrich the sauce with steamed or boiled potatoes and green beans. THU recipe.

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Rice salad with walnuts

Add a touch of crunch to your rice salad with some walnut kernel which you will combine with lettuce, Belgian salad, apples, raisins, extra virgin olive oil and lemon juice. You can also add raw fennel and celery. THU the complete recipe.

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Basmati rice salad with vegetables

Prepare your rice salad by choosing the as a base basmati rice and enrich it with carrots, courgettes, onions, celery stalks, ginger for seasoning, extra virgin olive oil, salt and pepper. It will be a really tasty variation. THU the recipe to follow.



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Rice salad with peas and zucchini

Prepare yours vegetable rice salad without eggs and dairy products schoosing ingredients such as asparagus, fresh peas and courgettes. To dress, prepare a sauce based on extra virgin olive oil and lemon juice and add your favorite aromatic herbs. THU recipe.

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Rice salad with chickpea curry

I boiled chickpeas and curry powder are the main ingredients of this slightly different rice salad which also includes carrots, celery sticks, datterini tomatoes and extra virgin olive oil to the dressing. THU the recipe to follow for the rice salad with chickpea curry.

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