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Mediterranean Rice Bowl with Green Goddess Sauce

  • Author: Maria Koutsogiannis
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x
  • Category: Mediterranean
  • Method: Cook + Combine
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean-Inspired, Vegetarian, Vegan, Dairy-Free, Gluten Free
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Description

Delicious, fresh, and quick lunch, this Mediterranean Rice Bowl with Green Goddess Sauce does not disappoint!


Ingredients

Scale

1 package of @RightRice – Garlic Herb – cook per package instructions

Toppings:

fresh tomatoes

feta or vegan feta

olives

pita chips

beans or lentils or chickpeas

lettuce

Crispy Lentils:

1550ml can of lentils

1/4 cup capers

3 tbsp. olive oil

1 tsp. garlic powder

1/2 tsp. red pepper chili flakes

dash of salt and pepper

Green Goddess Sauce:

large handful of fresh cilantro, around 1 head

large handful of fresh parsley, around 1 head

3 tbsp. olive oil

juice of 1 small lemon

1 tsp. salt

1 tsp. black pepper

1 cup Greek yoghurt

3 garlic cloves, roasted or raw


Instructions

Prepare the rice and topping and set them aside.

Preheat the oven to 400F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Prep the lentils by adding the ingredients to a large bowl and mix.

Spread the lentils onto the sheet evenly, leaving room to breathe and crisp.

Cool for 10 – 15 minutes, stirring occasionally to avoid burning.

To the large, deep jug or jar, add all of the ingredients for the Green Goddess Sauce and blend using a hand blender until combined. Alternatively, you can use a small blender.

Portion the Right Rice into bowls (serves 2), add the toppings, and dollop with a gernerous amount of sauce!

Yum!

Notes

Swap the Greek Yoghurt with your favorite dairy-free alternative!

Add any other ingredients you desire to this dish! Avocado or basil or sundried tomatoes would be delicious!

This salad is packed full with nutrients and delicious flavour, be sure to share with family and friends.

Store this salad in the fridge for 3 – 5 days, without the dressing, and add to serve! YUM!!


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 2
  • Calories: 944
  • Sugar: 10.4g
  • Sodium: 2033.3mg
  • Fat: 24.2g
  • Saturated Fat: 7g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 2.9g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 144.9g
  • Fiber: 18.4g
  • Protein: 44.1g
  • Cholesterol: 26mg