orange basmati salad

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by chia2160

another way to use delicious pomegranates

Top Review by evelynathens

Very, very pretty dish with a nice, bright flavour. The pomegranate seeds looked like rubies interspersed with all the other ingredients, and was very pretty in combo with the oranges. I have a sneaking suspicion that basil may taste even better than parsley as the 'green' in the salad. I think a long-grain rice may also better than the basmati - it was a bit too delicate to hold up as a 'salad' rice - I wanted something with a little more 'bite' to it. I'd definitely have this out for a buffet for the colours alone!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. bring water to boil, add salt and rice, cover, lover heat and simmer for 15 minutes until cooked.
  2. remove from heat, fluff, cool.
  3. add to a bowl with oranges, pomegranate, pine nuts, and parsley whisk together vinegar, orange juice,orange rind, salt, pepper, and olive oil.
  4. pour over salad, toss.

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