Colourful Mediterranean Rice Salad

Perfect dish for a lovely summer's day or a picnic.

Recipe By: KT (https://cookbuzz.com/kitchen/149)
Serves 2-3 Cook: 15 min

Ingredients

Cooked rice 350g
Tomatoes (small) 2
Cucumber 10cm
Carrot (small) 1
Red onion (large) 1
Olives 8
Basil leaves a few
Feta cheese 30-40g
Olive oil 1.5 tbsp
Cider vinegar 1 tbsp
Lemon juice 1 tsp
Salt & pepper a little

Method

1
Mix all the ingredients from the olive oil to the salt & pepper in a large bowl.
2
Peel the carrot and grate it coarsely. Add to Step 1 and mix.
3
Wash the cooked rice lightly and drain well.
4
Cut the cucumber and tomatoes into 2cm dice. Slice the olives. Finely chop the red onion.
5
Add the rice to Step 2 and lightly mix. Add the salad vegetables, olives, ripped basil leaves and feta cheese. Mix and serve.

Tips & Note

Make sure to drain the rice well otherwise it will be a bit of a watery salad. When seasoning to taste, bear in mind the olives and feta as they will add some saltiness.

Colourful Mediterranean Rice Salad

Perfect dish for a lovely summer's day or a picnic.

Recipe By: KT (https://cookbuzz.com/kitchen/149)

Serves 2-3

Cook: 15 min

Ingredients

Cooked rice 350g
Tomatoes (small) 2
Cucumber 10cm
Carrot (small) 1
Red onion (large) 1
Olives 8
Basil leaves a few
Feta cheese 30-40g
Olive oil 1.5 tbsp
Cider vinegar 1 tbsp
Lemon juice 1 tsp
Salt & pepper a little

Colourful Mediterranean Rice Salad

Recipe ID :645 Posted on 01 JUN 2015

Serves 2-3

Cook 15min
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Perfect dish for a lovely summer's day or a picnic.

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350g
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a few
30-40g
1.5 tbsp
1 tbsp
1 tsp
a little

Method

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15min
1
Mix all the ingredients from the olive oil to the salt & pepper in a large bowl.
2
Peel the carrot and grate it coarsely. Add to Step 1 and mix.
3
Wash the cooked rice lightly and drain well.
4
Cut the cucumber and tomatoes into 2cm dice. Slice the olives. Finely chop the red onion.
5
Add the rice to Step 2 and lightly mix. Add the salad vegetables, olives, ripped basil leaves and feta cheese. Mix and serve.

Tips & Note

Make sure to drain the rice well otherwise it will be a bit of a watery salad. When seasoning to taste, bear in mind the olives and feta as they will add some saltiness.

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