Cranberry, Apple & Peas Rice Salad | AppleCore Foods

Cranberry, Apple & Peas Rice Salad

PREPARATION & COOKING TIME: 60 MIN 

Salad with rice, apple, cranberry and peas

SERVES: 4-6

Delicious & versatile with Veetee rice!


INGREDIENTS

Salad:
1 cup frozen peas
4 cups cooked long grain Veetee rice
2 granny smith apples (any apple will work), cored and diced
1 cup dried cranberries
1 small brie cheese wheel, diced
1/2 cup freshly chopped basil or parsley
Vinaigrette:
Juice of 2 lemons (about 3 tbsp)
1 tsp Dijon mustard
1/4 cup good quality olive oil
1/2 tsp each sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper


METHOD

1. Bring a small pot of salted water to a boil. Add the peas and cook according to package directions until bright green and tender. Drain well and set aside to cool slightly.
2. In a large bowl, combine the cooked rice with apples, cranberries, brie and herbs. Stir in the peas.
3. In a small bowl, whisk together lemon juice with the Dijon mustard, olive oil, sea salt and pepper. Taste and add more lemon juice or seasoning if you like. Drizzle the vinaigrette over salad and toss well to coat evenly. Serve immediately or refrigerate for up to 1 hour.

Source: recipegeek.com