Most people like rice and pineapple. Not too many people know that they can actually combine these two ingredients to make a wonderful salad that can satisfy their appetite and be nutritious at the same time. The following recipe for rice & pineapple salad is very easy.
Recipes: Rice & pineapple salad
Ingredients ( Serves 4 people)
1/2 cup of white vinegar
2 tablespoons of brown sugar
2 tablespoons of fresh parsley, chopped
1/2 cup of virgin olive oil
3 cups of water
1/2 cup of wild rice
1/2 cup of white rice
2 onions, chopped
1 fresh pineapple, peeled, cored and diced small
1 tablespoon of salt
Add the white vinegar, the brown sugar and the fresh parsley in a bowl and mix well. Add the virgin olive oil and keep stirring for 2 minutes. Once the dressing is ready, put it aside.
Boil the water. Add the wild rice, cover the pot and let it cook for 12 minutes. Add the white rice, cover the pot again and let it cook for another 12 minutes, without stirring. Remove from the heat, and let both the wild and the white rice for about 7 minutes to fully absorb the water. Gently, remove the lid and stir in order to fluff the rice. Let it cool for at least 3 minutes.
Put the chopped onions and the pineapple in the bowl when the cooled rice is and mix them all well. Add the dressing and stir again.Last but not least, add the salt. Serve immediately.
For this salad, you can substitute virgin olive oil with vegetable oil. If you want more intense flavor, you can also add a teaspoon of red pepper in the salad. Serve with a fresh fruit smoothie with banana and yogurt.