Salade d’amour

Salade d’amour
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I am not trying to reinvent this untouchable Quebec classic; I just want to share the recipe in order to spread the word.

Besides, I don’t think you can ever have enough salad recipes. I hope you’ll like it as much as I do. 

  • ServesServes 4–6
  • Prep time10 min
  • Cook time20 min
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  • FreezingFreezes well


  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup cashews
  • 1/4 cup green onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup red pepper, diced
  • 1/4 cup celery, chopped
  • 1/2 cup bean sprouts
  • 1/2 cup baby spinach
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
For the vinaigrette
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 5 tablespoons tamari sauce
    Replacement options

    or soy sauce

  • 2 tablespoons honey


  1. Rinse the rice under cold water and drain.
  2. Pour the rice and water into a saucepan and bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat to the lowest setting, then cook for 15 more minutes without stirring. Remove from heat, transfer to a salad bowl, and let cool.
  4. In a bowl, whisk together all the vinaigrette ingredients and pour over the rice.
  5. Add the remaining ingredients, mix well, adjust the seasoning, and serve. 
Recipe published on August 19, 2018