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Grilled Summer Veggie and Rice Salad

Total Time: 30 mins.
Prep Time: 20 mins.
Cook Time: 10 mins.
Serves: 4


2 pkg (250 g each) Tilda Pure Steamed Basmati Rice
2 cobs of corn, shucked
1 medium summer squash, sliced in half lengthwise
1 red pepper, quartered
3 tbsp (45 mL) olive oil
4 cups (1 L) baby arugula
2 cups (500 mL) cherry tomatoes, halved
3/4 cup (175 mL) crumbled goat cheese

1/3 cup (75 mL) olive oil
3 tbsp (45 mL) lemon juice
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tbsp (30 mL) chopped chives
1/2 tsp (2 mL) Dijon mustard
1/2 tsp (2 mL) each salt and pepper

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Pure Original Basmati
Pure Original Basmati


  1. Preheat grill to medium. Toss together corn, squash, red pepper and olive oil; grill vegetables, turning frequently, for about 10 minutes or until tender and charred.
  2. Cut corn kernels from cobs. Slice red pepper into strips and chop squash.
  3. Vinaigrette: Whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, chives, mustard, salt and pepper.
  4. Heat rice according to package directions.
  5. Toss corn, squash, red pepper, rice, arugula, tomatoes and goat cheese with vinaigrette.


This salad is also great cold. Refrigerate, undressed, in airtight container for up to 3 days. Toss with vinaigrette just before serving.