Walnut, Cucumber & Peach Salad

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This vegetarian rice salad recipe is a perfect summer dish! This walnut, cucumber and peach salad is full of flavour and easy to make for the whole family.

Black Rice Microwave Pouch – 250g

Black Rice Microwave Pouch – 250g

SunRice Black Rice is beautifully silky in texture and has a lovely vibrant colour. This rice is a nutritious and delicious wholegrain rice which is gluten free as well as a source of protein, energy and fibre. Ready in only 90 seconds, this rice type is a great as a base for a quick and easy meal base, it is perfect for using in rice salads. The SunRice microwave range delivers tasty whole grains cooked to perfection. The SunRice microwave range uses special heat technology and has no added colours, flavours or preservatives. SunRice, proudly Australian owned since 1950. Perfect for lunch or dinner. All rice is naturally gluten free.

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This recipe was originally designed for 4 people. Amended serving sizes for 1, 2, 6, and 8 people are intended to serve as general guidance only. Cooking times may need to be adjusted to suit your amended serving size.
  • 1⅓ cup SunRice Black Rice

  • 3 Ripe Peaches (diced)

  • 1 Lebanese Cucumber (diced)

  • 1 Spring Onion (thinly sliced into rounds)

  • cup Parsley (chopped)

  • ½ Lemon (juiced)

  • cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil

  • 1 cup Walnut Pieces (toasted)

  • 8 leaf Butter Lettuce

Black Rice

Black rice is treasured for its nutritional values, exquisite burgundy-purple colour when cooked, chewy texture and a rich, nutty flavour. It creates a striking contrast in any dish and is often prepared as a dessert, such as black rice pudding.


Longer Grains

Longer Grains



Hint of Sweetness

Hint of Sweetness

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  • Cook the rice following absorption instructions on the packet, remove from the heat, spoon into a colander. Refresh rice in cold water, set aside in colander to drain really well. Transfer to a large bowl.

  • Add the peach, cucumber, onion, parsley and walnuts to the rice. Drizzle over olive oil and lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper and stir gently to coat.

  • Arrange the butter lettuce over a large serving platter. Spoon over the rice and serve. Serving suggestion: Serve with ham, turkey or roast chicken.

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