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Mediterranean Style Rice Salad with a Cheesy Dressing

Mediterranean Style Rice Salad with a Cheesy Dressing

Recipe by Svetla from Ashtangi Who

Get down with this Greek classic- the perfect side dish for potlucks and lunch breaks.

25 mins

4 people

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INGREDIENTS

FOR THE SALAD:
1 cup chopped Tomatoes Mr
1 cup chopped Cucumber
1 cup wild Rocket and Basil or any chopped Herbs and Leafy Greens of your choice
Olives
½ chopped Apple
1 chopped Bell Pepper
1 chopped Bell Pepper
Salt
Pepper
FOR THE DRESSING:
1/3 cup cooked Chickpeas Mr
½ tsp Marmite
Salt to taste

METHOD

Dressing:

1. Soak the chickpeas overnight or for an hour in hot water then cook until soft. Preserve 1 cup of the cooking water.

2. Blend chickpeas with 1 tbsp of olive oil and 3-4 tbsp. of the preserved water and a ½ tsp Marmite until a smooth paste is formed. Check the consistency and thin out if needed using cooking water (or vegetable broth).

Salad:

1. Cook the rice according to packaging instructions.

2. Thoroughly mix all the veggies, cooked rice and dressing in a bowl.

3. Serve with fresh herbs and a generous dolloping of dressing on top. Enjoy!

 

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Italian Extra Virgin Olive Oil (1L)
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