Black rice salad with tofu and olives: discover a new taste!

Black rice has the big advantage to be both gluten free, such as every type of rice, rich in fibers and characterized by an intense flavor. For these reasons, it’s the perfect ingredient for people who follow a gluten free and/or vegan diet.

Enjoy this ingredient in a fresh and tasty preparation, ready to be brought to the table: black rice with tofu and olives. It’s a pleasant combination of flavors and colours, that brings vitality, health and taste to your quick lunch. Black rice releases a strong natural aroma, olives bring freshness and strong personality, while tofu harmonises flavours and enriches the dish as a whole.

Here below some tips to personalize this dish with healthy and seasonal ingredients!

Ingredients for 2 persons:

  • 140 gr of organic black rice
  • 100 gr of natural tofu
  • 100 gr of green olives
  • 1 organic zucchini
  • 100 gr of radishes
  • organic sesame seed oil
  • black pepper or fresh ginger (as you like it)


Boil the black rice in some water, meanwhile prepare the vegetables and tofu.

Wash the zucchini and cut them into julienne strips; wash the radishes and cut them into thin slices.

Dice the tofu put it into a pan with some organic sesame seed oil and a pinch of salt: let it cook for 10 minutes.

At this point, pour in all the ingredients in a large bowl: the black rice with tofu, olives, zucchini and radishes, a drizzle of sesame seed oil; mix them together in order to amalgamate them uniformly.

If you’re looking for a spicy touch, add some black pepper or ginger to your dish

Enjoy your meal!

If you want to save time, you can find the “ready-to-go” version of this dish among the Organicity network’s products.

Recipe Credit : Germinal Mangiar Sano

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