Posted on August 24 2020
Vegan Rice and Balsamic Salad Recipe
Vegan meals are often portrayed to be as expensive and unfulfilling; Well this recipe is here to debunk that myth. Rice is a staple and we are almost bored of all the complimenting options we are offered with it, dals, curries, sambhar.
So, for the days you don’t wish to resume to comfort food option try this recipe and hopefully, it will make a place in your comfort food list.
Rocket like most of the leafy greens is rich in vitamins and amino acids, however, rocket is blessed with elements that promote eye health and protects against cancer.
While rocket and bell pepper, almonds add crunch to the salad. Balsamic vinegar rides the salad to another level.
It offers a wonderful mix of acidity, sweetness, and cherry flavours.
Balsamic vinegar is:
- May help with hypertension
- Improves your skin
- Aids healthy digestion
- Improves blood circulation
A little splash of this flavourful magic is safe for you.
Keeping the crunch intact tip – Soak leaves in chill water and drain it properly before serving!
1 cup (185g) rice
160g roasted peppers, drained, chopped
¼ cup (30g) roasted almonds, chopped
1 cup (150g) cherry tomatoes, halved
2 oz. (60g) rocket
1 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
½ tsp. chili flakes
Cook the rice according to instructions on the packaging. Once cooked, place in a large bowl.
Add in the peppers, almonds, tomatoes, and rocket. Drizzle with vinegar and chili flakes—season to taste with salt and pepper and mix until well combined, before serving.