Monday, September 13, 2010

Meatless Monday: Wild Ride Salad with Tahini Dressing

This is a great recipe for leftover rice, particularly the wild variety. And because this week is a refrigerator-clearing, time-crunch kind of week, Rice Salad with Tahini Dressing fits the bill nicely.
Adapted again from a favorite cookbook, the recipe that follows is a loose interpretation of Sophie's published version.
for the Dressing:
1/4 Cup Olive Oil
Juice of One Lemon
2 Tablespoons of Soy Sauce
2 Tablespoons of Tahini (sesame paste)
1/2 clove garlic, peeled & chopped (or crushed garlic from the jar)
Agave Nectar (to taste and optional)
Salad:
2 Cups leftover wild ride
1/2 Peeled Cucumber, chopped
2 Scallions, finely chopped
1 Plum Tomato, finely chopped
1 Red Bell Pepper, de-seeded & chopped
Fresh mint leaves to garnish (optional)

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Katie said...

Whoa that last image is amazing! It looks absolutely wonderful :)

Melissa @ Veranda Interiors said...

I am going to try this with some quinoa, looks fab!

maria said...

looks amazing and delicious, i think we share the same palette!

Jennifer said...

Love tahini! This looks really delicious. I will be making this very soon!

Rebecca Jean said...

You have some beautiful Meatless Monday posts here. This salad looks delicious.

I host a Meatless Monday flickr group and Midnight Maniac Meatless Mondays blog carnival. I would love to have your Meatless Monday photos added to the group and welcome you to link your Meatless Monday blog posts to the carnival.

Your photos are so beautiful and would inspire many people. Hope you will join and help spread the Meatless Monday movement!

♥ Rebecca Jean
Midnight Maniac

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