By Team Beachbody

It's rice! It's a salad! However you decide to classify it, it's a tasty vegetarian dish with a pleasing variety of ingredients—including the always-welcome zing of garlic.
  • 2 cups brown rice, prepared according to package directions and chilled until cool
  • 1 large yellow bell pepper, seeded, cored, and chopped
  • 3 large cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup sliced sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1 cup chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 1 14-oz. can artichoke hearts (canned in brine, not oil), drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup pine nuts
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and pepper (to taste)
  • 2 10-oz.bags mixed salad greens, washed and dried
  • 5 chopped small black olives (for garnish)
  • 1 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese
Place rice, pepper, garlic, tomatoes, basil, artichoke hearts, and pine nuts in a large mixing bowl. In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, vinegar, salt, and pepper; pour over rice mixture and toss. Arrange greens on a large platter; mound rice over greens. Garnish with olives and cheese. Mangia! Makes 8 servings.

Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Nutritional Information (per serving):
Calories Protein Fiber Carbs Fat Total Saturated Fat
233 6 g 6 g 25 g 14 g 2 g