Beetroot, bean and rice salad

    Beetroot, bean and rice salad

    Save this recipe

    Be the first to make this!

    About this recipe: A wonderfully hearty and robust salad. It's made by tossing together beetroot, rice, kidney beans, pepper, onion and radishes in a horseradish-Dijon dressing.

    Serves: 8 

    • 2 small beetroots
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 225g red rice
    • 600ml water
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 (400g) tin kidney beans, drained and rinsed
    • 1 small red pepper, seeded and diced
    • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
    • 7 radishes, thinly sliced
    • 2 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • Dressing
    • 2 tablespoons horseradish
    • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
    • 1 teaspoon sugar
    • 4 tablespoons red wine vinegar
    • 125ml extra virgin olive oil

    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Extra time:1hr chilling  ›  Ready in:2hr 

    1. Place beetroots in a saucepan with enough water to cover. Bring to the boil, cover, reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes or until tender. Drain water and allow beetroots to cool. Peel and dice.
    2. Meanwhile, pour olive oil, red rice, water and 1 teaspoon salt into a saucepan; place over medium heat. Bring to the boil; reduce heat to medium low, cover and simmer gently until the rice is tender and all the water has been absorbed. Remove saucepan from heat and let rice cool to room temperature.
    3. In a large bowl, mix together beetroots, kidney beans, pepper, onion, radishes and chives. Season with salt and pepper.
    4. In a medium bowl, whisk together horseradish, mustard and sugar until well combined. Whisk in red wine vinegar and oil until smooth.
    5. With a fork, fluff rice. Stir into vegetables and mix with dressing. Cover, refrigerate about 1 hour. Spoon into a large, shallow serving bowl and garnish with fresh chives.


    Red rice can be purchased in speciality stores or online. If unavailable, substitute in brown rice.

    See all 12 recipes

    Recently viewed

    Reviews & ratings
    Average global rating:

    Reviews in English (0)

    Write a review

    Click on stars to rate