Black Rice Salad with Asparagus & Basil

10 m
Prep Time
38 m
Cook Time

Ingredients 8 Servings

  • 3 tablespoon olive oil, divided
  • 1 whole lemon, zested and juiced
  • 2 tablespoon Gourmet Garden Gourmet Garden Garlic Stir-In Paste, divided, Stir-In Paste,
  • 3 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 cups black rice or black quinoa
  • 1 lb asparagus, cut in 1-in. pieces
  • 1 large shallot, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoon Gourmet Garden Gourmet Garden™ Lightly Dried Basil, Lightly Dried


(per Serving)

This recipe has no significant nutritional value.


  • 1 Combine 2 tbsp of the olive oil, lemon zest, lemon juice and 1 tsp of the Gourmet Garden Garlic Stir-In Paste in small bowl; set aside.
  • 2 Heat vegetable broth in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, add black rice. Bring to a boil; cover and reduce heat to low. Simmer and cook until rice is tender, about 30 minutes.
  • 3 Add 1 tbsp olive oil to large skillet. Add asparagus, snap peas and remaining Gourmet Garden Garlic Stir-In Paste to pan; cook until crisp tender, about 3 minutes. Transfer to a large bowl.
  • 4 Add rice to bowl, stir in Gourmet Garden Lightly Dried Basil; toss until well combined and serve.


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