Ginger-Lime Rice Salad

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Prep Time: 
20 min prep time + 1 hour chill time
Number of Servings: 
4

Ingredients

For Ginger Lime Dressing

  • 1 Tbsp freshly grated ginger
  • Grated zest of 2 limes 
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp seasoned gluten-free rice vinegar 
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

For Rice Salad

  • 2 cups cooked brown rice
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 cup cubed extra-firm tofu
  • 1/3 cup chopped scallions
  • 1/4 cup chopped unsalted raw cashews

Directions

  1. Whisk together Ginger-Lime Dressing ingredients until well combined. Set aside. 
  2. Combine cooked rice, bell pepper, and tofu in a large bowl. Add dressing. Toss until combined. 
  3. Garnish with scallions and cashews. 

Notes

This salad can be served either chilled or at room temperature. For an even stronger ginger flavor, add an extra tablespoon of grated ginger to the dressing.

Nutrition Info: 

Per serving: 408 Calories, 18 g Protein, 33 g Carbohydrates, 5 g Fiber, 26 g Total fat (4 g sat, 13 g mono, 3 g poly), 302 mg Sodium, Excellent source of Vitamin C, Manganese, Good source of Iron, Fair source of Vitamin B3 (niacin), B6, Calcium, Copper, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Selenium

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