All the rainbow colours come together here to create a wonderful taste! Try this gorgeous salad created by Anya Ladra of Raw Fairies .
RAINBOW SALAD WITH WILD RICE
For the salad:
130g/3/4 cup wild rice
1 large carrot, julienned
1 red (bell) pepper, seeded and julienned
1 small raw beetroot, peeled and julienned
½ small sweet potato, peeled and julienned
1 handful of fresh dill, chopped
1 handful of fresh parsley, chopped
½ teaspoon grated lemon zest
½ teaspoon grated orange zest
salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 handful of rocket/arugula
For the Citrus Dressing:
Makes about 350ml/1 ½ cups
freshly squeezed juice of 1 orange
freshly squeezed juice of 1 lemon
1 tablespoon Nama Shoyu
1 tablespoon agave nectar
¼ fresh red chilli, seeded and chopped
1-cm piece of fresh ginger, peeled and chopped
150ml / 2/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
Put the wild rice in a bowl of cold water and allow to soak overnight. The next day, thoroughly drain the rice and put in a bowl with the carrot, pepper, beetroot, sweet potato, herbs, lemon and orange zest.
Mix well and season to taste.
Put all the dressing ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Stir again before serving.
Serve the salad on the bed of the rocket with the citrus dressing and caramelised walnuts.
Recipe from “Raw Food Detox” by Anya Ladra