Recipe: Tasty Mixed Grains & Black Bean Salad

Mixed Grains & Black Bean Salad.

You can cook Mixed Grains & Black Bean Salad using 16 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Mixed Grains & Black Bean Salad

  1. Prepare 2 cups of (*180ml cup) Mixed Grains *Today I used Medium Grain Brown Rice, Black Rice, Barley, Quinoa and Wild Rice.
  2. You need 3 cups of (*180ml cup) Water.
  3. It’s 1 tablespoon of Oil.
  4. Prepare 1/4 teaspoon of Salt.
  5. You need 1 of Green Capsicum.
  6. You need 1/4-1/2 of Red Onion *finely chopped.
  7. You need 1 can (400 g) of Black Beans *rinsed and drained.
  8. It’s 1/2 cup of Edamame Beans *optional, but recommended.
  9. Prepare 2-3 of tablespoonfuls chopped Pickled Jalapeño.
  10. It’s of Dressing.
  11. Prepare of *Note: You can use your favourite salad dressing instead.
  12. It’s 3 tablespoons of Lemon Juice OR Vinegar of your choice.
  13. Prepare 2 tablespoons of Olive Oil OR Oil of your choice.
  14. Prepare 1 of small Garlic *grated.
  15. You need 1/2 teaspoon of Sugar.
  16. Prepare of Salt & Black Pepper.

Mixed Grains & Black Bean Salad step by step

  1. Wash the mix of Grains, drain, and place in a large sauce pan or rice cooker’s inner pot. Add Water, Oil and Salt. *Note: The amount of Water depends on the types of the grains..
  2. Cook over low heat until water is gone, OR let the rice cooker to cook. I used my rice cooker’s ‘Brown Rice’ setting. After water is gone, you need to let it steam at least for 10 minutes..
  3. Meanwhile, prepare other ingredients. Combine all the Dressing ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Season with Salt & Pepper to suit your taste..
  4. Cut Capsicum into the size of a bean and add to the bowl. Add finely chopped Red Onion, Jalapeño and Beans as well, and mix to combine..
  5. Add the cooked Grains and mix to combine. You might need to add extra Salt & Pepper..

By Michael Americana

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