Brown Rice and Caramelized Onion Salad

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

Adapted from a recipe cut from a Sunday newspaper at some stage last year

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat olive oil in fry pan.
  2. Cook onions slowly on low heat for 20 minutes.
  3. Add brown sugar and vinegar and cook 10 more minutes.
  4. Combine rice,onions,lots of salt and pepper,chopped herbs and pine nuts.
  5. Serve at room temperature.
Most Helpful

An outstanding rice salad!!! And healthy too. I didn't use the full quantity of pine nuts. They are such and astronomical price here, so I probably used around 75gms. I also didn't add heaps of salt and pepper as I cooked the rice in salted water and when the flavour of the caramelized onion blended through I didn't think it needed any extra seasoning. Made and enjoyed by DH, DS, his girlfriend and myself.

Kiwi Kathy December 29, 2013

Very good. Tastes a little like Pad Thai to me. I love it using Quinoa instead of rice, and often serve with grilled chicken.

teaowl October 19, 2011

Very unique and tasty - the balsamic vinegar was quite noticable, I may choose to lessen the amount next go-round :)

Peachie Keene November 17, 2009