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Lime & Coriander Brown Rice Bean Salad [vegan] [gluten free]

Bursting with wonderful flavours, this salad makes a tasty main course or side dish.
5 from 1 vote
DieTARY CHOICEDairy-Free Recipes, Egg-Free Recipes, Gluten-Free Recipes, High Fibre Recipes, Low Fat Recipes, Nut-Free Recipes, Soya-Free Recipes, Vegan Recipes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Salads
Cuisine Caribbean
Servings 4 people
Calories 512 kcal


  • saucepan
  • salad bowl


  • 175 g brown rice
  • 400 g can black beans
  • 200 g can corn
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 2 garlic cloves - crushed
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp agave syrup or honey
  • small bunch of fresh coriander
  • salt & pepper


  • Heat some water in a saucepan.
  • When boiling, cook the rice as per packet instructions. Do not overcook it so it still has a bite.
  • When done, drain and set aside.
  • In the meantime, cut the pepper in small dice.
  • Rinse and drain the black beans. Drain the corn.
  • Make the dressing in a salad bowl by mixing together the crushed garlic cloves, cumin, lime juice, olive oil and agave syrup.
  • Add the diced pepper, finely sliced red onion, drained black beans and corn.
  • Mix in the cooked rice. Leave to cool completely.
  • When ready to serve add chopped coriander and season to taste.


Serving: 250gCalories: 512kcalCarbohydrates: 98gProtein: 10gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gSodium: 522mgPotassium: 517mgFiber: 9gSugar: 43gVitamin A: 942IUVitamin C: 42mgCalcium: 59mgIron: 3mg
Keyword bean, rice, salad
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