Bacon and Egg Rice Salad

With a flavorful combination of family favorites like white rice, bacon and egg, this hearty salad is great for breakfast, lunch or dinner!

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Cooking time PREP TIME 5 mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 2 mins
Servings SERVES 1
Ready in TOTAL TIME 7 mins
Cooking time
PREP TIME 5 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 2 mins
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  • 1 cup Minute® Ready to Serve White Rice
  • 1/4 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup arugula
  • 5 grape tomatoes, halved
  • 2 slices ready-cooked bacon, crumbled
  • 2 tbsp Italian dressing


  • This crispy Bacon and Egg Rice Salad is a quick and quality meal to enjoy for breakfast, lunch or dinner even on the busiest days. Use convenient and microwavable Minute® Ready to Serve White Rice fluffy grains for something delicious ready in no time!

    Step 1

  • Heat white rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Brush bottom of microwave-safe cup or ramekin with oil, or spray lightly with cooking spray. Crack 1 egg into the cup. Pierce both yolk white with a fork a few times (this will help prevent the egg from exploding). Cover cup with plastic wrap, pulling some back to allow venting. Microwave on HIGH for 30 to 45 seconds, or until egg white is set and the yolk is still runny.

    Step 3

  • Serve rice over arugula. Top with grape tomatoes, bacon and cooked egg. Drizzle with dressing.

    Recipe Tip

    Substitute Italian dressing with balsamic, ranch or Caesar if preferred.

Speedy Rice Salad Recipe

Need to be somewhere soon? This simple rice salad can fulfill your needs in minutes. It’s effortless, fresh and completely customizable to your tastes. Serve the warm grains tossed with fresh arugula greens, crispy cooked bacon, fresh grape tomatoes and a runny-yolk egg drizzled with the dressing of your preference.

Use these suggestions or make this recipe work for you by using the ingredients you already have on hand for toppings. Try with extra mushrooms, spinach or other vegetables, add a preferred cheese or use any dressing you choose. Depending on the way you decide to customize this meal, it can easily be a lovely breakfast meal, a quick lunch on-the-go or even a quality dinner.

If you’re interested in adding more whole grains to your meal, don’t be afraid to try Minute® Ready to Serve Brown Rice or a delicious Multi-Grain Medley.

Breakfast Grain Bowls

Grain bowls can be a wonderful meal to start the day with something tasty and hearty! It can also be quick using our microwavable Ready to Serve grains! Prepare this tasty bowl or try any number of options for making simple breakfasts with rice.