Asparagus Lemon Whole Grain Bowl

With shaved asparagus, brown rice and quinoa, this refreshing salad makes a lovely meal when you want to beat the summer heat.

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Asparagus Lemon Whole Grain Bowl

Cooking time PREP TIME 5 mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 1 min
Servings SERVES 1
Ready in TOTAL TIME 6 mins
Cooking time
PREP TIME 5 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 1 min
Servings
SERVES 1
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 6 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Minute® Instant Brown Rice & Quinoa
  • 6 asparagus, trimmed
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup roasted almonds, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp lemon zest

Instructions

  • Step 1

  • Prepare rice and quinoa according to package directions. Let cool completely.

    Step 2

  • With vegetable peeler, shave asparagus lengthwise into paper-thin strips. Toss with lemon juice, olive oil and salt.

    Step 3

  • Arrange rice & quinoa on serving plate; top with asparagus mixture.

    Step 4

  • Garnish with almonds and lemon zest. Serve at room temperature or cold.

    Recipe Tips

    If preferred, use leftover chopped steamed, grilled or roasted asparagus for the salad.

    Serve with grilled fish, chicken or steak.