Brown Rice & Edamame Bowl

 

Brown Rice & Edamame Bowl

This well-balanced bowl has all of my favorite ingredients -- brown rice, edamame, and feta cheese. It makes a great side dish with any meal, and I often have the leftovers as an afternoon snack.    
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Allergens: Milk, Tree Nuts
  • Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 cup brown rice (raw or not cooked)
  • 2 cups frozen edamame (shelled)
  • 1/2 cup cranberries
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese (crumbled)
  • 1/2 cup kalamata olives (halved)
  • 1/4 cup cilantro (chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • Salt & pepper
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts (toasted)

Instructions

  1. Cook brown rice per packet/brand instructions. Set aside.  
  2. Bring 2 cups generously salted water to boil.  

  3. Add edamame and cook for 2 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  4. In large bowl, mix together rice, cooked edamame, cranberries, cheese, olives, cilantro, olive oil, lime juice, and red pepper flakes.
  5. Season with salt and pepper.  
  6. Garnish with toasted pine nuts and serve.

Bon appétit!