Brown Rice Belgian Endive Salad

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Need a healthy snack or lunch that will keep you full? Belgian endive and brown rice make for a refreshing lunch. For more than one serving, just multiply. This recipe would be great for summer or fall picnics, too! Add finely chopped fruit such as oranges or apples.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 25 mins
Servings:
2
Yield:
2 servings

Ingredients

  • ½ cup uncooked brown rice

  • 1 cup water

  • 1 head Belgian endive, chopped

  • red onion, finely chopped

  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, or to taste

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Bring the brown rice and water to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover the saucepan and simmer until the rice is tender and the liquid has been absorbed, 45 to 50 minutes. Allow the rice to cool.

  2. Place the rice, endive, and red onion in a large bowl. Drizzle the balsamic vinegar and olive oil on top, and season with salt and pepper. Mix thoroughly.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

250 Calories
8g Fat
39g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 250
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 11%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Sodium 65mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 39g 14%
Dietary Fiber 10g 36%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 17mg 87%
Calcium 155mg 12%
Iron 3mg 16%
Potassium 922mg 20%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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