Brown rice and tuna salad

Brown rice and tuna salad

This quick and easy tuna and rice salad makes a tasty low-fat side dish or lunch-box filler. 

Ingredients (serves 4):

  • 1 1/3 cups brown rice
  • ½ cup fat-free balsamic or French dressing
  • 200g punnet cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 2 English cucumbers, chopped
  • 50g baby rocket leaves
  • 2 regular size cans of tuna in brine water, drained, flaked

 

Method:

  1. Cook rice, following packet directions. Drain well. Set aside for 5 minutes to cool slightly.
  2. Stir through dressing. Set aside for 15 minutes.
  3. Add tomatoes, cucumber, rocket and tuna to rice. Season with salt and pepper. Gently toss to combine.
  4. Serve.
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