Corn and Edamame Rice Salad

This plant-powered Corn and Edamame Rice Salad is high in veggie goodness and, topped with basil pesto sauce, tastes as good as it looks!

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Cooking time PREP TIME 3 mins
Servings SERVES 1
Ready in TOTAL TIME 3 mins
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PREP TIME 3 mins
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  • 1 cup Minute® Ready to Serve Organic Brown Rice
  • 1/4 cup shredded carrot
  • 1/4 cup corn
  • 1/4 cup edamame
  • 1/4 cup cooked garbanzo beans
  • 1 thinly sliced green onion
  • 2 tbsp basil pesto sauce


  • This Corn and Edamame Rice Salad is an excellent dish for meatless Monday or as a post-workout power meal. Plenty of protein will keep you energized and going strong throughout your day!

    Step 1

  • Heat rice according to package directions. Allow to cool.

    Step 2

  • Combine rice, carrot, corn, edamame, garbanzo beans, green onion and pesto sauce in a medium bowl. Mix well.

Veggie Power!

If you’ve been wracking your brain, trying to think of what to make with your bag of frozen, shelled edamame — well, we’ve got the solution! Light, full of flavor and made with a unique blend of veggies, our Corn and Edamame Rice Salad does not disappoint.

This tasty, mouthwatering salad is seasoned with basil pesto sauce, is 100% plant-powered and is made with our microwavable, organic whole-grain brown rice. So, whether you’re vegan, vegetarian or a meat-eater, this salad is bound to make you a true believer in the power of a satisfying, plant-based, rice dish.

Made with our Minute® Ready to Serve Organic Brown Rice, this recipe is super easy to make, not to mention quick. Additionally, it only requires a few, easy ingredients including shredded carrots, onions and sweet corn. The basil pesto sauce adds all the flavor needed and marries the ingredients together perfectly. If you are looking for another vegetarian option try our Italian stuffed eggplant. For more quick and simple dishes, give this Easy Egg Fried Rice recipe a try.

Get Creative!

No need to play by the rules with this veggie-packed rice salad! Try it as a side dish for your next dinner, paired with a tasty rotisserie chicken, grilled salmon or a marinated, seared sirloin. Or, add in any vegetables you love to give it more flavor and make it even more nutritious.

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