• Beetlericecake Salad


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    Beetlericecake Salad

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    • Prep Time:
      2 days

    • Cook Time:
      1 hour

    • Total Time:
      2 days

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    A colorful Halloween salad to add to your Trick r Treat table! Inspired by Chez Us’s Middle Eastern Inspired Black Rice salad!


    Inspired by Chez Us’s Middle Eastern Inspired Black Rice salad

    2.5 cups cooked, warm jasmine rice, divided

    1 cup cooked warm Forbidden (purple) rice

    Oil of choice

    2 bags Tjs cut butternut squash chunks (cooked+cooled), or two cups cooked butternut squash chunks, cooled.

    1.5 cups pomegranate seeds, divided

    1 cup chopped cilantro

    1.5 tbl TJs Organic Maple Vinaigrette, or honey mustard + more for serving

    1/4 cup chopped red onion

    Salt and pepper to taste

    Trader Joe’s Crispy Crunchy Okra 


    Lightly oil a wide shallow bowl (mine was x), then alternate thick stripes of black and (1.5 cups) white rices, pressing down to seal together to create a solid rice layer. Line sides of bowl with white rice. Chill in fridge until cooled completely. 

    Mix next five ingredients together, salt and pepper to taste, then press into chilled rice bowl.  

    Top with white rice, pressing to seal in squash mixture. Chill.

    Flip onto plate, add okra and pomegranate seeds as you like! Serve with Maple Vinaigrette!

    • Category: Side

    Keywords: Black rice, side, rice salad, salad

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