This delicious European roasted grapes and rice salad is a light, gluten-free and eggs-free lunch option made with nutritious brown basmati rice, wild rice, baby carrots, green beans, pecans and feta cheese.
Special diets: Vegetarian | gluten-free | eggs-free |
️Allergens: nuts | not vegan | lactose | soy |
⏱ 42 mins – easy
🍽 6 servings – 434 kcal per serving
- ¼ tsp black pepper
- ¼ tsp salt
- 4 oz brown basmati rice
- 4 oz wild rice
- 11 oz baby carrots
- 9 oz seedless grapes
- 3 tbsp olive oil
- 7 oz green beans
- 4 oz pecans
- 1¾ oz arugula
- 7 oz feta cheese
- 2 tbsp maple syrup
- 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar
- 1 half lemon
- 1 knife
- 1 peeler
- 1 oven
- 1 platter
- 1 squeezer
- 1 colander
- 1 sieve
- 1 large bowl
- 1 white rice cooker
- 1 saucepan
- 1 baking tray
- 1 spoon
Squeeze the lemon with a squeezer to get lemon juice.
Peel the baby carrots with a peeler.
Cut the feta cheese into cubes.
Put the brown basmati rice, wild rice, and 2 cups of water in a rice cooker. Cook for 15 minutes, then turn off the rice cooker.
Preheat the oven to 390°F for 17 minutes.
Put the peeled baby carrots in a baking tray and drizzle with 1 tbsp of olive oil. Then place the seedless grapes on the other side of the baking tray.
Put the baking tray in a hot oven and roast for 10 minutes. Then turn off the heat and remove the baking tray from the oven.
Place the cooked rice in a colander. Pour water over it to cool, then drain.
Pour 6 cups of water into a saucepan and turn on the heat. Bring the water to a boil, then add the green beans. Cook for 2 minutes, then remove from the heat.
Drain the cooked green beans in a sieve.
Put the maple syrup, balsamic vinegar, lemon juice, and the remaining olive oil in a large bowl. Sprinkle with salt and black pepper and mix with a spoon for 2 minutes. Then add the drained rice and mix again with a spoon. Add the drained green beans, roasted baby carrots, half of the feta cheese cubes, pecans, and arugula. Mix with a spoon until well combined, then transfer to a platter. Scatter the rest of the feta cheese cubes and roasted grapes on top.
It’s ready to be served !