Cuban Mojito Quinoa Salad

Sweet, tangy and minty flavors complement each other in our Cuban Mojito Quinoa Salad, made with Minute® Ready to Serve Brown Rice & Quinoa.

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Cuban Mojito Quinoa Salad

Cooking time PREP TIME 4 mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 1 min
Servings SERVES 1
Ready in TOTAL TIME 5 mins
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PREP TIME 4 mins
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  • 1 cup Minute® Ready to Serve Brown Rice & Quinoa
  • 1/3 cup black beans
  • 1/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 1/2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh mint leaves


  • If you like the minty sweetness of mojitos, you’ll love the tangy, refreshing taste of our Cuban Mojito Quinoa Salad. Loaded with fresh veggies, it’s bursting with vibrant colors and flavors!

    Step 1

  • Heat rice and quinoa according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Combine rice and quinoa, beans, green bell pepper, red bell pepper and green onions in a medium bowl. Stir to combine.

    Step 3

  • Whisk together vinegar, honey, olive oil and lime juice in a small bowl. Add mint.

    Step 4

  • Pour dressing over rice and quinoa mixture and toss well.

Cuban Flavors

An exotic meal full of amazing flavors doesn’t have to be difficult or time consuming to make. Here at Minute® Rice, we offer recipes and quality products that were created with busy schedules like yours in mind. Enjoy a satisfying and delicious meal no matter how short on time you are!

One such recipe, is this Cuban Mojito Quinoa Salad made with Minute® Ready to Serve Brown Rice & Quinoa. This simple dish takes just minutes to make and is packed with amazing Cuban flavors. Loaded with delicious black beans, crunchy green and red bell peppers, fresh green onion and tossed in an incredibly-tasty dressing made of vinegar, olive oil, honey, lime juice and mint, this dish is a flavor bomb. You won’t believe how much incredible flavor can come from such a simple meal!

Never settle for a boring meal again. With this and many more of our quick, easy and delicious recipes, we’re here to prove that you can enjoy amazing flavors and energizing ingredients no matter how busy you are! Treat yourself to a tasty lunch at work by making this in advance, or try it with your family for dinner tonight!

Once you’ve mastered this Cuban-inspired dish, continue discovering more delicious rice recipes from around the world. Next on the list, give our Microwave Egg Fried Rice a try.

Add Some Veggies

If you’re a veggie-lover, try this recipe with added carrots, corn, or even jalapeño peppers, for a bit of heat.

Other Meal Inspiration

For another Latin American classic, learn how to make this Mexican Rice Recipe.

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