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Veg Rice Bowl With Marinated Mozzarella

Veg Rice Bowl With Marinated Mozzarella

Rating
3.55rating out of 5

(232 reviews from our customers)

Prep Time

20 min

Cuisine

Fusion

'Rice bowls' are all the rage, and this is a perfect example of why. Healthy, quick and fun, this bowl is made up of rocket flecked rice with sweet roast courgette and cherry tomatoes atop. Finished with a sweet fennel seed and balsamic dressing. Bowling!

Prep Time

20 min

Cuisine

Fusion

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Ingredients
For 2 people (double for 4)
fennel-seeds
1 tsp fennel seeds
basil 3.18
10g fresh basil
Dijon-mustard
1 tbsp French Dijon mustard †
Mozzarella-ball
125g fresh mozzarella †
Courgette
1 courgette
Cherry-tomatoes
125g cherry tomatoes
Rocket salad
100g rocket salad
dried-oregano
1 tsp Italian dried oregano
honey-pot
1 honey pot (28g)
Balsamic-vinegar
1 tbsp Italian balsamic vinegar †
basmati-rice
150g fragrant basmati rice
You Will Need
Pestle & mortar, pepper, salt, vegetable oil

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 10g basil
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 125g mozzarella ball<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 courgette
  • 125g cherry tomatoes
  • 50g rocket
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 honey pot (25g)
  • 1 balsamic vinegar sachet (15ml)<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 130g basmati rice
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 602 kJ
143 kcal
1991 kJ
472 kcal
Fat
of which saturates
4 g
2.4 g
13.4 g
7.8 g
Carbohydrate
of which sugars
21.6 g
3.9 g
71.7 g
12.8 g
Fibre 1.1 g 3.7 g
Protein 6.2 g 20.4 g
Salt 0.26 g 0.88 g
*Gousto’s nutritional information only applies to ingredients supplied by Gousto. The cooking process and additional ingredients added at home (listed under “What you’ll need”) will affect total values.
Ingredients contain
1 tsp fennel seeds
fennel seeds(100%)
10g basil
basil (100%)
1 tbsp Dijon mustard
water, mustard seeds, spirit vinegar, salt, potassium metabisulphite (sulphites), citric acid
125g mozzarella ball
pasteurised cows milk, salt, microbial rennet, citric acid
1 courgette
courgette
125g cherry tomatoes
cherry tomatoes
50g rocket
wild rocket
1 tsp dried oregano
dried oregano
1 honey pot (25g)
blossom honey
1 balsamic vinegar sachet (15ml)
wine vinegar, concentrated grape must, potassium metabisulphite (sulphites)
130g basmati rice
basmati rice
Allergens
  • Allergens highlighted by † (mustard, sulphites, milk)

In addition to the recipe specific allergen information provided, due to production and packing methods Gousto boxes may also contain low levels of the following allergens: Cereals containing gluten; Crustaceans; Eggs; Fish; Peanuts; Soya; Milk; Nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews ,pecan nuts ,brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts; Celery; Sesame; Sulphur dioxide and Sulphites; Lupin; Molluscs; Mustard.

Cooking Instructions
Instructions for 2 people (double for 4)
1 Veg Rice Bowl With Marinated Mozzarella

Add the rice and 350ml [700ml] cold water with a pinch of salt to a pot with a lid and bring to the boil over a high heat

Once boiling, reduce the heat to very low, cover and cook for 10-15 min or until the water has absorbed then set aside

2 Veg Rice Bowl With Marinated Mozzarella

Meanwhile, top and tail the courgette[s] then slice in half lengthways

Chop the courgette halves into bite-size pieces

3 Veg Rice Bowl With Marinated Mozzarella

Heat a large, wide-based pan (preferably non-stick) over a high heat with 1 tbsp [2 tbsp] vegetable oil

Once hot, add the courgette with a pinch of salt and cook for 3-4 min or until starting to soften and brown slightly

Meanwhile, slice the cherry tomatoes in half

4 Veg Rice Bowl With Marinated Mozzarella

Add the tomatoes and the oregano to the courgette and cook for a further 2-3 min

Meanwhile, finely chop the basil leaves and stalks, keeping the leaves and stalks separate

Add the basil stalks to the pan (save the chopped leaves for the next step)

5 Veg Rice Bowl With Marinated Mozzarella

Grind the fennel seeds finely in a pestle and mortar

Combine the fennel seeds, balsamic vinegar, honey, Dijon mustardbasil leaves and a pinch of salt and pepper - this is your dressing 

6 Veg Rice Bowl With Marinated Mozzarella

Cut the mozzarella into small, bite-size pieces then add it to the dressing 

Toss gently to coat each piece of mozzarella

7 Veg Rice Bowl With Marinated Mozzarella

Chop the rocket roughly

Once the rice is cooked, stir the chopped rocket through

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Serve the vegetables over the rice with the marinated mozzarella over the top

Drizzle any remaining dressing over

Enjoy!

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