Brown Rice & Black Bean Salad with Avocado & Cilantro. Serves 4-8 people Serving sizes will vary, depending on whether it’s a side dish or an entree! Quinoa & Black Rice Salad with Cumin & Avocado is a healthy salad recipe that makes for a great lunch, or an easy dinner. This vegetarian rice salad is easy to make and incredibly delicious! This Sweet Potato Salad with avocado, tomato, onion, lime and cilantro is SO easy to make and is guaranteed to be a huge hit in any group! It’s naturally gluten-free, full of fiber, iron, and vitamins, and far lower in carbohydrates + calories than it’s white or brown counterpart. https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/233733/tks-forbidden-black-rice-salad 2 cups cooked brown rice, chilled 2-3 cups cooked black beans (if using canned, use two 15 oz cans, drained and rinsed) 2 cups seeded and diced tomato Print . This black rice salad is full of interesting textures and flavors – from crispy carrots and cool cucumbers to creamy avocado, chewy dried green mango, and juicy pomegranate seeds. by Kendall Smith. A vegan, gluten-free and Whole30 dish that can be served several ways, including as a salad, side dish, or as an appetizer dip with chips and crackers on the side. Sweet Potato Salad. 1/2 c. short-grain black rice (or substitute another color of short-grain rice) The weekend of Valentine’s Day, we checked into a local hotel for an impromptu “vacation.” Black rice has a nutty, earthy flavour and can be used cold or warm, in salads, grain bowls, poke bowls, with stews, or just to replace white rice in other dishes. Ingredients. Ingredients.