A cold salad, this is a replacement for the traditional macaroni salad often found at picnics. By replacing the macaroni with brown rice it is a healthier and happier option for everyone to enjoy!

Brown Rice and Onion Salad Recipe

Rating: 31

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Serving Size: 6-8


  • 3 Cups Cooked Brown Rice
  • 1 Loarge Sweet Onion, chopped into bite sized chunks
  • 1 Cup Cheddar Cheese, shredded
  • 1 Cup Mayonnaise
  • 1 Tablespoon Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 Teaspoon Sugar
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • Pinch of Paprika


  1. In a medium bowl, combine the rice, onion, and cheese. Toss to combine.
  2. In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, vinegar and sugar. Whip together with a fork and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Add dressing to salad and toss gently to combine, making sure that all pieces are thoroughly coated. Add paprika and toss once more to combine.
  4. Chill for an hour and serve cold