rice salad, super simple, super frugal

rice salad

This rice salad was submitted by the Wee Writing Lassie

This recipe is quick, easy to make and a good way to use up all that old tat lying around your kitchen before it goes by its sell by date and gives you food poisoning!

Rice Salad Ingredients

  • cooked and cooled rice
  • 2 or 3 spring onions, chopped (or a bunch of chives)
  • 2 chopped tomatoes
  • a quarter of a cucumber, diced
  • olives
  • a tin of red kidney beans
  • a little vegetable oil
  • a little cyder vinegar
  • optional ingredients: any fruit or veg as long as it’s not rotten or a banana cause that’s just wrong.

Method

Mix Together. Really. It couldn’t be more simple. If you can’t manage that I have to question your ability to function in the world!

This rice salad is lovely with a baked potato. Below it is topped with borage flowers, from a herb you only have to plant once. As long as you are not too fastidious a weeder, it will self seed all over your garden!

rice salad with borage flowers
The Mermaid and the Bear Cover

Ailish Sinclair‘s debut novel, THE MERMAID AND THE BEAR, set in a fictional castle in Aberdeenshire, and featuring the 1597 Aberdeen witchcraft panic, is out Autumn 2019. On Amazon and Waterstones or see Author website for more details.

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