Bloody Mary Rice Salad

Believe it or not, this recipe takes the bold flavors of a Bloody Mary cocktail and infuses them into rice for a delicious salad.

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Bloody Mary Rice Salad

Cooking time PREP TIME 3 mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 2 mins
Servings SERVES 1
Ready in TOTAL TIME 5 mins (+ 5 minutes standing time)
Cooking time
PREP TIME 3 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 2 mins
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 5 mins (+ 5 minutes standing time)


  • 1 cup Minute®Cilantro & Lime Jasmine Rice Cups
  • 1/2 cup halved grape tomatoes
  • 1 stalk celery, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp cilantro lime dressing
  • 1 tsp horseradish sauce
  • 1/2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • Pinch celery seasoning (optional)


  • If you love a bold, bright Bloody Mary cocktail, you’ll love this tasty rice salad! With tomatoes and celery, zesty dressing, horseradish and Worcestershire sauce, this salad makes a savory and satisfying lunch or side dish.

    Step 1

  • Heat rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Toss together rice, tomatoes, celery, dressing, horseradish, Worcestershire and celery seasoning, if using, in a medium bowl. Let stand for 5 minutes.

Serve Me One Of Those

We’ve done it! Our chefs have managed to capture the delicious flavor of your favorite cocktail in a rice salad — minus the vodka, of course! Our Minute®  Cilantro & Lime Jasmine Rice Cups, ready in just 90 seconds, gives this dish that citrus zing the beloved cocktail is known for.

This quick rice is perfect for making a tasty salad in minutes to bring to the office, enjoy at home or to serve as a simple dinner side. The best part about this recipe is that you probably already have all the ingredients for it in your kitchen. All you need is Italian dressing, celery sticks, a few grape tomatoes, a bit of horseradish and Worcestershire sauce.

Of course, if you’re the type of person who likes their cocktail spicy, feel free to drizzle your salad with a bit of hot sauce for a classic, peppery kick. If you have other common Bloody Mary ingredients on hand, feel free to toss them in, as well. Green olives, cocktail onions, carrot sticks, dill pickles and lemon or lime juice all work well here. Try different toppings to really make this dish your own.

Bloody Mary Breakfast

Feel free to serve this dish for a breakfast-themed brunch or lunch alongside a Brown Rice Frittata with Bacon and Edamame or with a Coffee Breakfast Rice Pudding. You can also try it with this Red Beans and Rice recipe or this easy Microwave Egg Fried Rice.

Other Meal Inspiration

For something with more Latin American flavors, learn how to make our Mexican Rice Recipe.

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