GREEN RICE WITH BEETROOT & AP­PLE SALSA

Diabetic Living - - Mains -

PREP TIME: 10 MINS COOK TIME: 25 MINS SERVES 2 (AS A MAIN)

75g (1/3 cup) SunRice Low GI

White Rice

200g green beans, trimmed

1/2 small Le­banese cu­cum­ber,

finely chopped

5 green shal­lots, sliced

1/3 bunch mint, leaves chopped,

plus ex­tra leaves to serve Juice of 1/2 lemon

Beetroot & ap­ple salsa 1 cooked beetroot, chopped,

pat­ted dry with pa­per towel 1 small red ap­ple, quar­tered,

core re­moved, chopped

1 small red onion, finely chopped 50g wal­nut halves, roughly bro­ken 1 Tbsp bal­samic vine­gar

1 Cook rice in medium saucepan of boil­ing wa­ter for 20 min­utes. Add green beans and cook for a fur­ther 5 min­utes or un­til both are just ten­der. Drain and set aside to cool slightly. Add the cu­cum­ber, shal­lots, mint and lemon juice to the rice mix­ture. Toss to com­bine.

2 Mean­while, stir all of the salsa in­gre­di­ents to­gether in a bowl.

3 To serve, spoon rice onto plates and serve with the salsa, scat­tered with a few ex­tra mint leaves.

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