Meatless Monday: Go Wild Rice and Bean Salad

September 26, 2011

If you're an avid beans and rice eater, then wild rice is a tasty alternative to the brown, basmati, or white varieties. It's loaded with antioxidants and provides any dish with a unique flavor.

Wild Rice and Bean Salad
1 pound of wild rice – uncooked
3 cloves of garlic – sliced thin
2 healthy handfuls of fresh cilantro – chopped
3 stalks of celery – chopped
1 Jalapeño – chopped with seeds
29 oz. can of cannellini beans – drained and rinsed**

1/2 Juice of lemon
1 Juice of lime
1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
1/4 cup of olive oil
1 tablespoon of honey
Dash of cinnamon
Dashes of sea salt
Dashes of fresh ground black pepper

**Eden Organic does not line their cans with bisphenol-A (BPA)

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