Brown Rice, Asparagus and Peas with Red Pepper Hemp-Basil Pesto – Grain Trust
Stuffed Avocado
Stuffed Avocado

Brown Rice, Asparagus and Peas with Red Pepper Hemp-Basil Pesto

December 11, 2017

Serves 4

  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 5 mins

Ingredients

1 packet Grain Trust brown rice

1 can black beans, drained and rinsed

1 red pepper, finely chopped

2 ripe avocados, halved and pits removed

For the lemon-cumin dressing

1/4 cup lemon juice (about 1 lemon)

2 tbsp olive oil

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 tsp ground cumin

1 1/2 tsp maple syrup

1 tsp fresh dill, finely chopped

salt and pepper to taste

Directions

1Prepare the Grain Trust brown rice according to the instructions, seasoning with salt once cooked through. Set aside to cool.

Stuffed Avocado with Brown Rice Salad

2Meanwhile, make the lemon-cumin dressing. Whisk the lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, ground cumin, maple syrup, dill, salt and pepper in a small bowl.

3Once the rice has cool, in a large bowl toss the brown rice, red pepper, black beans and dressing. Remove the seed from the avocado halves and “stuff” the center with the salad.

4Enjoy with a dollop of homemade pesto or as is!

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