Filling Brown Rice Salad

by Phoebe Green
Brown Rice Salad

Nothing beats light and fresh summer salad when it’s scorching outside. This Brown Rice Salad recipe is easy to make, wonderful, and full of flavour and nutrients. I used this grain salad base recipe as a reference and created a dish best suited to my taste.

Feel free to swap out any ingredients so that you can enjoy a delicious summer salad that’s made just how you like it! Enjoy this Brown Rice Salad as a light lunch or a tasty side dish, and whichever you choose, I wish you healthy and joyful eating!

Brown Rice Salad

Filling Brown Rice Salad

Phoebe GreenPhoebe Green
There is nothing more satisfying than this brown rice salad. This is so filling! Try the recipe now.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Course Salad
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 2 people
Calories 781 kcal


  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 ½ cups edamame thawed
  • 1 cup carrots shredded
  • 1 cup red cabbage shredded
  • ¼ cup cilantro chopped
  • ¼ cup cashews chopped
  • ¼ cup vinaigrette sesame ginger


  • Place 1 cup of rice and water in a pot. Allow to boil, cover, and turn heat to low for 45 minutes or until all water is absorbed. Once the rice is cooked, remove from heat and leave covered for 10 minutes, then fluff with a fork.
  • Place cooked rice and the remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Pour the sesame ginger vinaigrette over the salad and use a spatula to fold to combine. Add more vinaigrette to your liking.
  • Enjoy warm or refrigerate for one hour to enjoy it cold!


Calories: 781kcalCarbohydrates: 109gProtein: 24gFat: 30gSaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 10gMonounsaturated Fat: 9gSodium: 74mgPotassium: 1176mgFiber: 13gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 5253IUVitamin C: 35mgCalcium: 180mgIron: 7mg

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