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    Wild rice salad with orange, pistachios and wild rocket

     

    Brown rice is a complex carbohydrate and a slow-release energy source. The rice, broad beans and nuts add flavour and texture to the salad and offer a host of essential vitamins and minerals.

    • Preparation time: 10 minutes
    • Cooking time: 30 minutes
    • Total time: 40 minutes 40 minutes

    Serves: 6

    Ingredients

    450g Waitrose LOVE Life brown basmati and wild rice
    300g shelled broad beans, or frozen broad beans
    1 large orange, grated zest and juice
    Bunch of salad onions, finely chopped
    50g pistachios, chopped
    110g pack Waitrose wild rocket

    Method

    1. Cook the rice in a large pan of water for 25 minutes. Add the beans and cook for a further 2-3 minutes until the beans and rice are tender and cooked.

    2. Drain well and tip into a large serving bowl. Add the orange zest and juice and salad onions and leave to cool.

    3. To serve, fold the pistachios and rocket leaves through the rice salad, and season to taste.

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    Cook’s tip

    Toasting the pistachios really brings out the fl avour. Spread out on a baking sheet and cook at 170°C, gas mark 3 for 10 minutes until golden.

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