Nutritious Red Rice Salad


1 cup basmati rice
6 radishes, halved and sliced
1/2 cup red pepper, diced
1/2 cup red onion, diced
2 cooked beets, sliced (about 1 1/2 cups)
1/4 cup fresh chives, snipped
2 tbsp fresh dill, chopped


1/4 cup white wine vinegar
2 tbsp prepared horseradish
1 tbsp whole-grain mustard
1 tsp salt
1 tsp sugar
Black pepper to taste
1/2 cup olive oil


Cook basmati rice according to package instructions. You should have about 3 cups of cooked rice. Allow rice to cool.

In a large serving bowl, combine rice, pepper, onion, beets, radishes, chives and dill.

In a separate small bowl, whisk together vinegar, horseradish, mustard, sugar, salt and pepper. Add the olive oil gradually and whisk until the dressing has a smooth texture.

Pour the dressing over the rice and combine well. Cover and chill for a few hours.

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