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Brown Rice Salad with Cumin and Orange Vinaigrette

Brown Rice Salad with Cumin and Orange Vinaigrette
Brown Rice Salad with Cumin and Orange Vinaigrette
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Recipe type: Salad
Author: The PB &J Fund
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon honey mustard
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste
  • Ingredients
  • Rice
  • 1 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ each onion, small chop
  • ¼ pound turkey sausage meat
  • 1 ½ cups long grain brown rice
  • (1) 15 ounce cans garbanzo beans
  • ½ each red peppers, diced
  • 1 each celery, sliced
  • 1 each carrots, sliced
  • ¼ bunch fresh cilantro, chopped
Instructions
  1. Combine and whisk orange juice, red wine vinegar, honey mustard and cumin. Add salt and pepper. Slowly whisk in the olive oil. Set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat.
  3. Add onion, sauté until soft, about 5 minutes. Add celery, carrots and red pepper. Sauté five minutes more. Increase heat to high, add turkey sausage.
  4. Cook, stirring frequently, breaking up any large lumps until meat is no longer pink, about 10 minutes. Turn off heat. Cool rapidly.
  5. In a large bowl, combine cooked rice, garbanzo beans, cooled sausage mixture, vinaigrette and chopped cilantro. Mix well. Adjust seasonings.