Wholegrain Rice Salad

Wholegrain Rice Salad

  • Prep: 25 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Total: 40 min
  • Serving: Serves 4

An easy-to-make healthy salad that helps you get more grains into your daily meals, tastefully.



  • 1-1/2 cups wholegrain (brown) rice
  • 2 sticks of celery, diced
  • 1 apple, diced
  • 1/2 cup of cashew nuts
  • 8 large button mushrooms, sliced
  • a handful of parsley, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • dash of soy sauce
  • 3-1/2 tablespoons olive oil


  1. Cook rice according to directions on package; set aside to cool. Meanwhile, wash and prepare vegetables.
  2. In a small sauté pan over medium heat, lightly toast cashews for about 4 minutes or until fragrant.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk cider vinegar with the soy sauce. Slowly pour in olive oil and continue whisking.
  4. Place rice, cashews and all other ingredients into a large salad bowl. Pour dressing over salad and toss to coat.


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